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Record Number: 8780


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'In the evening read aloud Bright's 4th speech on India, and a story in Italian. In the spectator some interesting facts about loss of memory, and "double life". In the Revue des Cours a lecture by Sir W. Thomson of Edinburgh on the retardation of the earth's motion round its axis'.

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

23 Jan 1869

Country:

England

Time

evening

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 Eliot [pseud.]

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

22 Nov 1819

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

writer

Religion:

unknown

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

G.H. Lewes


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

unknown

Title:

Spectator, The

Genre:

Essays / Criticism

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

8780

Source:

Print

Author:

George Eliot

Editor:

Margaret Harris

Title:

The Journals of George Eliot

Place of Publication:

Cambridge

Date of Publication:

1998

Vol:

n/a

Page:

134

Additional Comments:

co-editor Judith Johnston.

Citation:

George Eliot, Margaret Harris (ed.), The Journals of George Eliot (Cambridge, 1998), p. 134, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=8780, accessed: 03 July 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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