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Record 7503

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'The "Prometheus" in the morning'.
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 10 Feb 1858
Country: England
Time: morning
Place: city: Richmond
   
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: Aeschlyus [?]
Title: Prometheus
Genre: Classics, Drama, drama, if it is Aeschlyus
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 7503  
Source - Print  
  Author: George Eliot (pseud.)
  Editor: Margaret Harris
  Title: The Journals of George Eliot
  Place of Publication: Cambridge
  Date of Publication: 1998
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 73
  Additional comments: Co-editor Judith Johnston

Citation: George Eliot (pseud.), Margaret Harris (ed.), The Journals of George Eliot (Cambridge, 1998), p. 73, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=7503, accessed: 21 July 2019

Additional comments:

Given Eliot's other reading at this time the Aeschlyus play is the most likely Prometheus, rather than e.g. Goethe's, Byron's or Shelley's poems.

 

 

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