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Record 8459

Reading Experience:

[at Englefield Green] 'I have finished Pulci there, and read aloud the "Chateau D'If" to G.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Until: 11 Mar 1862
Country: England
Time: evening
Place: city: Englefield Green
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: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
G.H. Lewes
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Alexandre Dumas (pere)
Title: The Count of Monte Cristo
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: BookManuscript: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 8459  
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: 110
  Additional comments: Co-editor Judith Johnston

Citation: George Eliot [pseud], Margaret Harris (ed.), The Journals of George Eliot (Cambridge, 1998), p. 110,, accessed: 02 July 2022

Additional comments:

I cannot find a book called the Chateau D'If and suspect Dumas' novel (which is partly set in the chateau) may be intended



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