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Record 16761

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Heavily annotated, with considerable marginalia in pencil in both English and Italian. Summary of responses (with page references) on the half-title page. Presented to Vernon Lee by the author in 1904.
Century: 1850-1899, 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Jan 1904 and 13 Feb 1935
Country: Italy
Time: n/a
Place: city: Florence
specific address: Villa 'Il Palmerino', Maiano, near Fiesole
   
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:Vernon Lee
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 14 Oct 1856
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: writer
Religion: agnostic
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: Italy
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Benedetto Croce
Title: Estetica: Come scienza dell?espressione e linguistica generale
Genre: Essays / Criticism, Social Science, aesthetics and linguistics
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: Milano: Remo Sandron, 1904; 2nd edition
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 16761  
Source - Print  
  Author: Benedetto Croce
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Estetica: Come scienza dell?espressione e linguistica generale
  Place of Publication: Milano
  Date of Publication: 1904
  Vol: n/a
  Page: n/a
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Benedetto Croce, Estetica: Come scienza dell?espressione e linguistica generale (Milano, 1904), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=16761, accessed: 21 February 2024

Additional comments:

'Vernon Lee' is the pseudonym of Violet Paget (1856-1935). This volume is housed in the Special Collections of the Harold Acton Library, the British Institute of Florence

 

 

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