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Record 8984

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Aloud I read the concluding part of Walter Scott's "Life" which we had begun at Harrogate, two volumes of Froude's "History of England", and Comte's correspondence with Valat'.
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 8 Aug 1870 and 29 Aug 1870
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Limpsfield
county: Surrey
   
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)
G.H. Lewes
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: James Anthony Froude
Title: History of England
Genre: History
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 8984  
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: 141
  Additional comments: Co-editor Judith Johnston

Citation: George Eliot [pseud], Margaret Harris (ed.), The Journals of George Eliot (Cambridge, 1998), p. 141, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=8984, accessed: 18 July 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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