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Record Number: 7086


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I read Gotz in the morning. In the afternoon, Liszt, the Marquis de Ferriere and Mr Marshall sat with us. Walked, read the "Burgergeneral", and chatted with Mr M. again in the evening.'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

27 Oct 1854

Country:

Austria

Time

evening

Place:

city: Weimar

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:

Austria

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Title:

Der Burgergeneral

Genre:

Drama, Politics

Form of Text:

Print: BookManuscript: Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

7086

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:

29

Additional Comments:

Co-editor Judith Johnston

Citation:

George Eliot [pseud], Margaret Harris (ed.), The Journals of George Eliot, (Cambridge, 1998), p. 29, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=7086, accessed: 27 February 2021


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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