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Record 19229

Reading Experience:

'you will receive a Lyra Germanica from me the day after you get this letter, - I always wanted you to have it, & wished for your appreciation of Kate Winkworth's translation when we were at Heidelberg'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Until: 23 Dec 1858
Country: Germany
Time: n/a
Place: city: Heidelberg
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 Cleghorn Gaskell
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 29 Sep 1810
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: author and clergyman's wife
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: Germany
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Christian Karl Josias Bunsen
Title: Lyra Germanica
Genre: Poetry, songs
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: translated by Catherine Winkworth
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 19229  
Source - Print  
  Author: Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
  Editor: J.A.V. Chapple
  Title: Letters of Mrs Gaskell, The
  Place of Publication: Manchester
  Date of Publication: 1997
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 521
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell, J.A.V. Chapple (ed.), Letters of Mrs Gaskell, The (Manchester, 1997), p. 521,, accessed: 21 July 2024

Additional comments:

Additional editor, Arthur Pollard. Letter to Charles Bosanquet.



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