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Record 13668

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'[italics to indicate Shelley's hand] Easter Monday. Maie finished the 5th vol. of Gibbon [...] In the evening read - S finishes Livy (p920 vol 3.) & 1/2 past 12 at night'.[end italics] [& a mistake for at??]
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 27 Mar 1815
Country: England
Time: daytime
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:Mary Godwin
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 30 Aug 1797
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: Later Mary Shelley

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Edward Gibbon
Title: History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
Genre: History
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 13668  
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: 72-3
  Additional comments: Additional editor: Diana Scott-Kilvert

Citation: Paula R. Feldman (ed.), The Journals of Mary Shelley 1814-1844 (Oxford, 1987), I, p. 72-3, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=13668, accessed: 16 July 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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