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Record 8445

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Hookham calls here & Shelley reads his romance to him.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 15 Sep 1814
Country: England
Time: daytime
Place: city: London
specific address: 56 Margaret Street, Cavendish Square
   
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:Percy Bysshe Shelley
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 4 Aug 1792
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: Poet / author
Religion: Atheist
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Mr Hookham, Mary Shelley and Claire Clairmont
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Percy Bysshe Shelley
Title: [romance]
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Manuscript: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 8445  
Source - Print  
  Author: Mary Shelley
  Editor: Paula Feldman
  Title: The Journals of Mary Shelley
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1995
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 25
  Additional comments: Other editor Diana Scott-Kilvert

Citation: Mary Shelley, Paula Feldman (ed.), The Journals of Mary Shelley (London, 1995), p. 25, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=8445, accessed: 27 May 2019

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