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Record 11005

Reading Experience:

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, workmates)
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.,, accessed: 21 May 2024

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