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Record 22605

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
MS notes including various dates of reading from Feb 16, 1899 - March 25 1901. Final volume summarised as: "A fine, compact story; disfigured by a delight in the loathsome such as I have never known in any other great and grave writer. It amounts to monomania."
Century: 1850-1899, 1900-1945
Date: Between 16 Feb 1899 and 25 Mar 1901
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:George Otto Trevelyan
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 20 Jul 1838
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: Historian and statesman
Religion: Christian
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: Jules Michelet
Title: Histoire de France
Genre: History
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: Nouvelle edition. Paris: Marpon et Flammarion, 1879
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 22605  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: MS notes in book cited below,

Citation: MS notes in book cited below, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=22605, accessed: 13 June 2024

Additional comments:

I have not transcribed all the MS notes in this book. This is a 17v. work

 

 

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