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Record Number: 7207


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Began Stahr's "Torso"... G read "Coriolanus". I read some of "Stahr" to him, but we found it too long wided a style for reading aloud'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

31 Dec 1854

Country:

Germany

Time

evening

Place:

city: Berlin

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:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

Germany

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

George Henry Lewes


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Adolf Stahr

Title:

Torso: Kunst, K?nstler, und Kunstwerken der Alten

Genre:

Essays / Criticism, Arts / architecture

Form of Text:

Print: BookManuscript: Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

7207

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:

41

Additional Comments:

Co editor Judith Johnston

Citation:

George Eliot [pseud], Margaret Harris (ed.), The Journals of George Eliot (Cambridge, 1998), p. 41, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=7207, accessed: 29 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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