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Record 16907

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'I will return Cavendish in a few days - It is very clever - but the beginning is best - & it is immoral - why [wr]ite about certain things; it is bad enough that they are' [Letter to Charles Ollier]
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 16 Dec 1831 and 16 Dec 1831
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
specific address: 33 Somerset St
   
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: William Johnson Neale
Title: Cavendish; or, the Patrician at Sea
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: borrowed (other)
borrowed from Charles Ollier

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 16907  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Betty T. Bennett
  Title: The Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
  Place of Publication: Baltimore / London
  Date of Publication: 1983
  Vol: II
  Page: 152
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Betty T. Bennett (ed.), The Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (Baltimore / London, 1983), II, p. 152, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=16907, accessed: 22 August 2019

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