Reading Experience Database

Basic Search

Advanced Search

Record 6353

Reading Experience:

'[Gwen Raverat's father] was disgusted by Stendhal's "Le Rouge et le Noir" when I lent it to him; though I am still surprised that he did not appreciate the romantic fire which lies beneath Julien Sorel's somewhat unscrupulous methods of getting on in the world'.
Century: 1850-1899, 1900-1945
Date: unknown
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Cambridge
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 Darwin
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1845
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: don
Religion: unknown
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: Stendhal (pseud -Marie-Henri Beyle)
Title: Le Rouge et le Noir
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 6353  
Source - Print  
  Author: Gwen Raverat
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Period Piece
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1952
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 187
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Gwen Raverat, Period Piece (London, 1952), p. 187,, accessed: 22 April 2024

Additional comments:



Reading Experience Database version 2.0.  Page updated: 27th Apr 2016  3:15pm (GMT)