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Record 17164

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'My first sight of German letters, and my first wish to know the language, was gained from being allowed to look at a beautiful copy of Burger's "Lenore", illustrated by striking line engravings, and having the German on one page and the English translation on the other.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1815 and 31 Dec 1835
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Binstead
   
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:Elizabeth Missing Sewell
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1815
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: later writer
Religion: Church of England
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Gottfried August Burger
Title: Lenore
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: read in situ
in Uncle Edwards' library

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 17164  
Source - Print  
  Author: Elizabeth Missing Sewell
  Editor: Eleanor L. Sewell
  Title: The Autobiography of Elizabeth M. Sewell
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1907
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 21
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Elizabeth Missing Sewell, Eleanor L. Sewell (ed.), The Autobiography of Elizabeth M. Sewell (London, 1907), p. 21, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=17164, accessed: 22 April 2024

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