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Record Number: 11005


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Letter to Barbara Leigh Smith from Bessie Raynor Parkes, 19 March 1856: 'What shall I say about Goethe? When I have done it I shall write to Marian - I don't see the self-development theory you see in him'.

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Between 1 Mar 1856 and 31 Mar 1856

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

n/a

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:

Bessie Raynor Parkes

Age:

Unknown

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Unknown/NA

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

Protestant

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

George Henry Lewes

Title:

Life of Goethe

Genre:

Autobiog / Diary

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

11005

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

Bessie Raynor Parkes

Title:

Bessie Raynor Parkes

Location:

Girton

Call No:

V

Page/Folio:

p. 2 /82 ff.

Citation:

Bessie Raynor Parkes, Bessie Raynor Parkes Girton, p. V, p. p. 2 /82 ff., http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=11005, accessed: 13 July 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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