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Record 25601

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
G. C. Lewis to George Grote, 5 April 1846: 'I cannot resist writing to express to you the satisfaction, as well as instruction, which I have gained from reading the two published volumes of your "History." You have succeeded completely in placing the whole question of the mythology and legendary narrations of the Greeks upon what I believe to be their true footing [comments further on text].'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Mar 1846 and 5 Apr 1846
Country: n/a
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:G. C. Lewis
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: n/a
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: George Grote
Title: A History of Greece (vols 1 and 2)
Genre: Other religious, Classics, Essays / Criticism, History, Biography, Politics, Philosophy, Arts / architecture, Agriculture / horticulture / husbandry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: Vols 1 and 2 of work published March 1846
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 25601  
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: 163-164; 163
  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. 163-164; 163, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=25601, accessed: 20 January 2022

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