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Record 14203

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'write - read old voyages.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 16 Nov 1816
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Bath
specific address: 5 Abbey Churchyard
   
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: writer
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: [unknown]
Title: [old voyages]
Genre: Geography / Travel
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 14203  
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: 146
  Additional comments: Additional editor: Diana Scott-Kilvert

Citation: Paula R. Feldman (ed.), The Journals of Mary Shelley 1814-1844 (Oxford, 1987), I, p. 146, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=14203, accessed: 20 July 2019

Additional comments:

editors suggest text being read may be John Pinkerton's "A General Collection of the best and most interesting Voyages and Travels in all parts of the world"

 

 

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