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Record 7180

Reading Experience:

'went to dine at the Hotel de l'Europe. I took "Iphigenia" to read. Italianische Reise until Dessoir came. He read us the opening of "Richard the 3rd" and the scene with Lady Anne. Then Shylock, which G. afterwards read... Finished 1st act of "Iphigenia"'.
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 8 Dec 1854
Country: Germany
Time: evening
Place: city: Berlin
specific address: Hotel de l'Europe
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 Eliot [pseud]
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 22 Nov 1819
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: writer
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: Germany
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Euripides
Title: Iphigenia
Genre: Drama
Form of Text: Print: BookManuscript: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 7180  
Source - Print  
  Author: George Eliot
  Editor: Margaret Harris
  Title: The Journals of George Eliot
  Place of Publication: Cambridge
  Date of Publication: 1998
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 37-8
  Additional comments: Co-editor Judith Johnston

Citation: George Eliot, Margaret Harris (ed.), The Journals of George Eliot (Cambridge, 1998), p. 37-8,, accessed: 28 June 2022

Additional comments:



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