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Record 7429

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'In the evenings I have been reading Masson's Essays - "The Three Devils" and Chatterton's Life - and this evening I have read some of Trench's Calderon'.
Century: 1850-1899
Date: May 1856
Country: England
Time: evening
Place: city: Ilfracombe
   
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Reader:George Eliot [pseud.]
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 22 Nov 1819
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: writer
Religion: unknown
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Richard Chenevix Trench
Title: An essay on the life and genius of Calder?n,: With translations from his Life's a dream and Great theatre of the world
Genre: Essays / Criticism, Biography, translation of poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 7429  
Source - Print  
  Author: George Eliot
  Editor: Margaret Harris
  Title: The Journals of George Eliot
  Place of Publication: Cambridge
  Date of Publication: 1998
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 61
  Additional comments: co-editor Judith Johnston

Citation: George Eliot, Margaret Harris (ed.), The Journals of George Eliot (Cambridge, 1998), p. 61, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=7429, accessed: 06 December 2019

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