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Record 29733

Reading Experience:

'I am reading a short 'Etude' of Scherer on Goethe, in which I so heartily agree that I enjoy it.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Until: 1885
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: Downe
Down House
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:Emma Darwin
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 2 May 1808
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: n/a
Religion: Unitarian
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Wilhelm Scherer
Title: n/a
Genre: Classics, Essays / Criticism, History
Form of Text: Print: Unknown
Publication details: unknown, possibly taken from'' A History of German Literature'', trans. by Mrs F.C. Conybeare, 1883
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 29733  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Henrietta Litchfield
  Title: Emma Darwin: A Century of Family Letters, 1792-1896
  Place of Publication: New York
  Date of Publication: 1915
  Vol: V2
  Page: 271
  Additional comments: Letter from Emma Darwin to her daughter Henrietta Litchfield, Down, Summer 1885.

Citation: Henrietta Litchfield (ed.), Emma Darwin: A Century of Family Letters, 1792-1896 (New York, 1915), V2, p. 271,, accessed: 27 February 2024

Additional comments:



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