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Record Number: 7197


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Read aloud Heine's "Gotter im Exil" and some of his poems. G. read aloud Lear'.

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

22 Dec 1854

Country:

Germany

Time

n/a

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:

Reader:

George Henry Lewes

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

18 Apr 1817

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

writer and philosopher

Religion:

unknown

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:

William Shakespeare

Title:

King Lear

Genre:

Drama

Form of Text:

Print: BookManuscript: Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

7197

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:

40

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

George Eliot, Margaret / Judith Harris / Johnston (ed.), The Journals of George Eliot, (Cambridge, 1998), p. 40, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=7197, accessed: 04 December 2021


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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