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Record 7207

Reading Experience:

'Began Stahr's "Torso"... G read "Coriolanus". I read some of "Stahr" to him, but we found it too long wided a style for reading aloud'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 31 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: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: Germany
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
George Henry Lewes
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Adolf Stahr
Title: Torso: Kunst, K?nstler, und Kunstwerken der Alten
Genre: Essays / Criticism, Arts / architecture
Form of Text: Print: BookManuscript: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 7207  
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: 41
  Additional comments: Co editor Judith Johnston

Citation: George Eliot [pseud], Margaret Harris (ed.), The Journals of George Eliot (Cambridge, 1998), p. 41,, accessed: 24 September 2023

Additional comments:



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