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Record 25434

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
From George Grote's Journal, 8 December 1822: 'Rose at 6. Finished Wolf's Proleg. [...] After breakfast set to upon Diod. Sicul., having previously cast my eye over Heyne's Dissent [...] Read Diod. until 2 o'clock -- about 35 pages, as I found it necessary to take down notes of considerable length.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 7 Dec 1822
Country: England
Time: morning
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 Grote
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 17 Nov 1794
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Banker
Religion: n/a
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: Wolf
Title: Proleg[omena] 'in Homer'
Genre: Classics, Essays / Criticism, Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 25434  
Source - Print  
  Author: Harriet Grote
  Editor: n/a
  Title: The Personal Life of George Grote. Compiled from Family Documents, Private Memoranda, and Original Letters to and from Various Friends
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1873
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 49
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Harriet Grote, The Personal Life of George Grote. Compiled from Family Documents, Private Memoranda, and Original Letters to and from Various Friends (London, 1873), p. 49, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=25434, accessed: 22 April 2024

Additional comments:

 

 

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