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Record 14317

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Read Lord Chesterfield - part of the Lay sermon'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 2 Jan 1817
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 Shelley
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: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield
Title: Letters written by the . . . Earl of Chesterfield to his Son Philip Stanhope
Genre: Classics, Essays / Criticism, Conduct books, Letters
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 14317  
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: 153
  Additional comments: Additional editor: Diana Scott-Kilvert

Citation: Paula R. Feldman (ed.), The Journals of Mary Shelley 1814-1844 (Oxford, 1987), I, p. 153, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=14317, accessed: 26 August 2019

Additional comments:

Other references to Mary reading this text in surrounding days are not all given separate entries. Mary and Shelley were married on 30th December 1816

 

 

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