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Record 25608

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
John Stuart Mill to George Grote, January 1849: 'I have just finished reading the two volumes with the greatest pleasure and admiration. 'The fifth volume seems to be all that we had a right to expect, and the sixth is splendid! [...] Every great result which you have attempted to deduce seems to me most thoroughly made out.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Dec 1848 and 31 Jan 1849
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:John Stuart Mill
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1806
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer / Civil Servant
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
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 5 and 6)
Genre: Other religious, Classics, Essays / Criticism, History, Biography, Politics, Arts / architecture
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: December 1848
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 25608  
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: 187
  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. 187, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=25608, accessed: 19 July 2024

Additional comments:

 

 

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