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Record 9369

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Willie first read Goethe's "Faust" and "Wilhelm Meister" (later the subject of a major essay) in Heidelberg'.
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1 Jan 1890 and 31 Dec 1891
Country: Germany
Time: n/a
Place: city: Heidelberg
   
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:Somerset Maugham
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 25 Jan 1874
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: later writer
Religion: christian
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: Germany
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Title: Faust
Genre: Drama
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 9369  
Source - Print  
  Author: Jeffrey Meyers
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Somerset Maugham
  Place of Publication: New York
  Date of Publication: 2004
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 24
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Jeffrey Meyers, Somerset Maugham (New York, 2004), p. 24, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=9369, accessed: 19 June 2024

Additional comments:

 

 

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