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Record 7205

Reading Experience:

'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 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: n/a
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: Thomas [?] Knight
Title: [studies of Shakespeare]
Genre: Drama, Essays / Criticism, Poetry, Education
Form of Text: Print: BookManuscript: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 7205  
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: 40
  Additional comments: Co editor Judith Johnston

Citation: George Eliot, Margaret Harris (ed.), The Journals of George Eliot (Cambridge, 1998), p. 40,, accessed: 24 January 2022

Additional comments:



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