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Record Number: 25402


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

From George Grote's diary, kept for his fiancee Harriet Lewin, Friday 26 March 1819: 'Rose at 6. Read and meditated Kant for some time [...] attempted to read some Kant in the evening, but found my eyes so weak that I was compelled to desist, and to think without book.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

26 Mar 1819

Country:

England

Time

morning

Place:

city: London

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 Grote

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

17 Nov 1794

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Banker

Religion:

n/a

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:

Immanuel Kant

Title:

n/a

Genre:

Philosophy

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

25402

Source:

Print

Author:

Harriet Grote

Editor:

n/a

Title:

The Personal Life of George Grote. Compiled from Family Documents, Private Memoranda, and Original Letters to and from Various Friends

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1873

Vol:

n/a

Page:

36-37

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Harriet Grote, The Personal Life of George Grote. Compiled from Family Documents, Private Memoranda, and Original Letters to and from Various Friends (London, 1873), p. 36-37, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=25402, accessed: 26 February 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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