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Record 16974

Reading Experience:

Heavy marginal annotation in pencil, almost always in English, throughout the volume. There are detailed notes with page references pasted into the volume opposite the title page, and this is continued on the rear inside cover.
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Jan 1902 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)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Karl Groos
Title: Der Aesthetische Genuss
Genre: Essays / Criticism, Arts / architecture, Aesthetics
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: Giessen: J. Ricker'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1902
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 16974  
Source - Print  
  Author: Karl Groos
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Der Aesthetische Genuss
  Place of Publication: Giessen
  Date of Publication: 1902
  Vol: n/a
  Page: n/a
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Karl Groos, Der Aesthetische Genuss (Giessen, 1902),, accessed: 24 June 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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