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Record 7231

Reading Experience:

'we went to hear the reading of Gruppe's Ferdusi. But the reading was bad and the room insufferably hot. So we came away and read Shakspeare (sic) at home'.
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 23 Jan 1855
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:

Listener:George Eliot
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)
public reading; G.H. Lewes was also there.
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: [Prof] Gruppe
Title: Ferdusi
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Manuscript: UnknownUnknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: read in situ
public reading


Source Information:

Record ID: 7231  
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: 44
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: George Eliot, Margaret / Judith Harris / Johnston (ed.), The Journals of George Eliot (Cambridge, 1998), p. 44,, accessed: 19 June 2024

Additional comments:



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