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Record Number: 7437


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I have continued reading Milne-Edwards aloud, and have also read Harriet Martineau's article on Missions in the "Westminster", and one or two articles in the "National". Reading to myself Harvey's "Sea-side Book", and "The Lover's Seat".'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Jul 1856

Country:

England

Time

evening

Place:

city: Tenby

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

unknown

Title:

The Lover's Seat

Genre:

Unknown

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

7437

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:

62

Additional Comments:

Co-editor Judith Johnston

Citation:

George Eliot (pseud), Margaret Harris (ed.), The Journals of George Eliot, (Cambridge, 1998), p. 62, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=7437, accessed: 01 March 2021


Additional Comments:

Eliot wrote a review of this book for The Leader

   
   
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