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Record 15229

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Monday Oct. 24th. Rise at eight [...] M. reads aloud She stoops to [C]onquer -- She sets out to see Shelley at eleven -- I stay at home & read Political Justice'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 24 Oct 1814
Country: England
Time: morning: 8.00-11.00am
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 Wollstonecraft Godwin
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 30 Aug 1797
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: trainee writer
Religion: unknown
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Claire Clairmont
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Oliver Goldsmith
Title: She Stoops to Conquer
Genre: Drama
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 15229  
Source - Print  
  Author: Claire Clairmont
  Editor: Marion Kingston Stocking
  Title: The Journals of Claire Clairmont
  Place of Publication: Cambridge, Massachusetts
  Date of Publication: 1968
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 54
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Claire Clairmont, Marion Kingston Stocking (ed.), The Journals of Claire Clairmont (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1968), p. 54, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=15229, accessed: 25 May 2019

Additional comments:

Square brackets in evidence indicate missing letters supplied by source editor.

 

 

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