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Record Number: 7180


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'went to dine at the Hotel de l'Europe. I took "Iphigenia" to read. Italianische Reise until Dessoir came. He read us the opening of "Richard the 3rd" and the scene with Lady Anne. Then Shylock, which G. afterwards read... Finished 1st act of "Iphigenia"'.

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

8 Dec 1854

Country:

Germany

Time

evening

Place:

city: Berlin
specific address: Hotel de l'Europe

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Euripides

Title:

Iphigenia

Genre:

Drama

Form of Text:

Print: BookManuscript: Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

7180

Source:

Print

Author:

George Eliot

Editor:

Margaret Harris

Title:

The Journals of George Eliot

Place of Publication:

Cambridge

Date of Publication:

1998

Vol:

n/a

Page:

37-8

Additional Comments:

Co-editor Judith Johnston

Citation:

George Eliot, Margaret Harris (ed.), The Journals of George Eliot, (Cambridge, 1998), p. 37-8, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=7180, accessed: 01 March 2021


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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