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Record 7125

Reading Experience:

'G. read Julius Caesar aloud, as far as Caesar's appearance in the senate house. Very much struck with the masculine style of this play and its vigorous moderation compared with Romeo and Juliet'.
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 25 Nov 1854
Country: Germany
Time: evening
Place: city: Berlin
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 Henry Lewes
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 18 Apr 1817
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: writer and philosopher
Religion: unknown
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: Germany
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
George Eliot
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: William Shakespeare
Title: Julius Caesar
Genre: Drama
Form of Text: Print: BookManuscript: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 7125  
Source - Print  
  Author: George Eliot
  Editor: Margaret / Judith Harris / Johnston
  Title: The Journals of George Eliot
  Place of Publication: Cambridge
  Date of Publication: 1998
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 36
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: George Eliot, Margaret / Judith Harris / Johnston (ed.), The Journals of George Eliot (Cambridge, 1998), p. 36,, accessed: 24 January 2022

Additional comments:



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