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Record 7204

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Read at dinner Goethe's account of his relations with Herder at Strasburg in Dichtung und Warheit. Continued aloud Heine's Salon. G. read Knight's studies of Shakspeare. Twaddling in the extreme'.
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 28 Dec 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 Eliot [pseud]
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 22 Nov 1819
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: writer
Religion: unknown
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: Germany
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
G.H. Lewes
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Heinrich Heine
Title: Der Salon
Genre: Essays / Criticism, Poetry
Form of Text: Print: BookManuscript: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 7204  
Source - Print  
  Author: George Eliot [pseud]
  Editor: Margaret Harris
  Title: The Journals of George Eliot
  Place of Publication: Cambridge
  Date of Publication: 1998
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 40
  Additional comments: Co-editor Judith Johnston

Citation: George Eliot [pseud], Margaret Harris (ed.), The Journals of George Eliot (Cambridge, 1998), p. 40, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=7204, accessed: 02 July 2022

Additional comments:

 

 

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