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Record Number: 7215


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'We went in the evening to Gruppe's. He read to us parts of a poem "Ferdusi" still in M.S. which is to be read to the King.'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

11 Jan 1855

Country:

Germany

Time

evening

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:

[Prof] Gruppe

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Professor

Religion:

unknown

Country of Origin:

Germany

Country of Experience:

Germany

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

George Eliot and G.H. Lewes


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[Prof.] Gruppe

Title:

[poem in MS]

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Manuscript: Sheet

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

7215

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:

43

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

George Eliot, Margaret / Judith Harris / Johnston (ed.), The Journals of George Eliot, (Cambridge, 1998), p. 43, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=7215, accessed: 25 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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