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Record 15593

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Sunday Dec. [...] 17th. [...] Rainy day Read Cox's [sic] Guide to Italy -- Mary reads aloud 1st Canto of Tasso'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 17 Dec 1820
Country: Italy
Time: n/a
Place: city: 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:Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 30 Aug 1797
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
Religion: Christian
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: Italy
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Claire Clairmont (reader's stepsister).
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Torquato Tasso
Title: La Gerusalemme liberata
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 15593  
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: 197
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Claire Clairmont, Marion Kingston Stocking (ed.), The Journals of Claire Clairmont (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1968), p. 197, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=15593, accessed: 19 August 2019

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