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Record 15557

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Monday August 7th. [...] Read old English Baron.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 7 Aug 1820
Country: Italy
Time: n/a
Place: city: Bagni di Pisa
   
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:Claire Clairmont
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 27 Apr 1798
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: trainee writer
Religion: unknown
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: Italy
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Clara Reeve
Title: The Old English Baron: A Gothic Story
Genre: Fiction, History
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 15557  
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: 168
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Claire Clairmont, Marion Kingston Stocking (ed.), The Journals of Claire Clairmont (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1968), p. 168, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=15557, accessed: 06 December 2019

Additional comments:

Source editor suggests this text read in 1808 London edition in which it was bound together with Horace Walpole, The Castle of Otranto (see p.168 n.3).

 

 

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