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Record Number: 7452


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'We are reading Carlyle's "Cromwell" and "Aurora Leigh" again in the evenings. I am still in the "Oedipus Tyrannus", with Shelley's Poems and snatches of "Natural History".'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Apr 1857

Country:

England

Time

evening

Place:

city: St Mary's, Isles of Scilly
county: Cornwall

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:

Reading Group:

George Eliot and G.H. Lewes

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Unknown

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

writers

Religion:

unknown

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:

Thomas Carlyle

Title:

Cromwell

Genre:

History, Biography

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

7452

Source:

Print

Author:

George Eliot (pseud)

Editor:

Margaret / Judith Harris / Johnston

Title:

The Journals of George Eliot

Place of Publication:

Cambridge

Date of Publication:

1998

Vol:

n/a

Page:

68

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

George Eliot (pseud), Margaret / Judith Harris / Johnston (ed.), The Journals of George Eliot (Cambridge, 1998), p. 68, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=7452, accessed: 02 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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