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Record 16481

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Read a book of Tasso to Shelley.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 27 Dec 1820
Country: Italy
Time: n/a
Place: city: Bagni San Giuliano
   
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: Italy
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Percy Shelley
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Torquato Tasso
Title: [unknown]
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 16481  
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: 344
  Additional comments: Additional editor Diana Scott-Kilvert

Citation: Paula R. Feldman (ed.), The Journals of Mary Shelley 1814-1844 (Oxford, 1987), I, p. 344, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=16481, accessed: 19 August 2019

Additional comments:

The Shelleys had read Tasso before.

 

 

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