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Record Number: 22605


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

MS notes including various dates of reading from Feb 16, 1899 - March 25 1901. Final volume summarised as: "A fine, compact story; disfigured by a delight in the loathsome such as I have never known in any other great and grave writer. It amounts to monomania."

Century:

1850-1899, 1900-1945

Date:

Between 16 Feb 1899 and 25 Mar 1901

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

n/a

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 Otto Trevelyan

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

20 Jul 1838

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

Historian and statesman

Religion:

Christian

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:

Jules Michelet

Title:

Histoire de France

Genre:

History

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

Nouvelle edition. Paris: Marpon et Flammarion, 1879

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

22605

Source - Manuscript:

Other

Information:

MS notes in book cited below

Additional Information:

n/a

Citation:

MS notes in book cited below, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=22605, accessed: 20 June 2024


Additional Comments:

I have not transcribed all the MS notes in this book. This is a 17v. work

   
   
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