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the experience of reading in Britain, from 1450 to 1945...

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William Shakespeare : Richard III

'went to dine at the Hotel de l'Europe. I took Iphigenia to read. Italianische Reise until Dessoir came. He read us the opening of Richard the 3rd and the scene with Lady Anne. Then Shylock, which G. afterwards read... Finished 1st act of Iphigenia'.

Century: 1850-1899     Reader/Listener/Group:      Print: BookManuscript: Unknown


William Shakespeare : Hamlet

'In the evening Dessoir came and read Hamlet'.

Century: 1850-1899     Reader/Listener/Group: [M.] Dessoir      Print: BookManuscript: Unknown


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