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Record 25615

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
George Grote to John Stuart Mill (October 1857): 'I have looked at W. Humboldt's book: it is written in a very excellent spirit, and deserves every mark of esteem for the frankness with which it puts forward free individual development as an end, also for the low comparative estimate which it gives of passive imitation and submission.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1 Jan 1857 and 31 Oct 1857
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 Grote
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 17 Nov 1794
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
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: W. Humboldt
Title: n/a
Genre: Social Science
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 25615  
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: 237
  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. 237, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=25615, accessed: 13 June 2024

Additional comments:

 

 

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