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Record 13509

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'talk with Hogg - and read Gibbon but very little (30) in the evening work & S reads Gibbons memoirs aloud'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 2 Feb 1815
Country: England
Time: evening
Place: city: London
   
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:Percy Bysshe Shelley
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 4 Aug 1792
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: poet
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Mary Godwin, James Hogg
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: John Holroyd, Lord Sheffield (ed.)
Title: Miscelaneous Works of Edward Gibbon Esquire, with memoirs of his life and writings composed by himself
Genre: Biography, Autobiog / Diary
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 13509  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Paula R. Feldman
  Title: The Journals of Mary Shelley 1814-1844
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1987
  Vol: I
  Page: 62
  Additional comments: Additional editor: Diana Scott-Kilvert

Citation: Paula R. Feldman (ed.), The Journals of Mary Shelley 1814-1844 (Oxford, 1987), I, p. 62, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=13509, accessed: 24 August 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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