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Record 8694

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'M reads the Sorcerer & Shelley writes his Romance.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 19 Sep 1814
Country: England
Time: evening
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:Mary Godwin
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 30 Aug 1797
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Author
Religion: Christian
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: later Mary Shelley

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Veit Weber
Title: Die Teufelsbeschworung / The Sorcerer
Genre: Unknown
Form of Text: Print: Unknown
Publication details: Translated by R. Huish
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 8694  
Source - Print  
  Author: Mary Shelley
  Editor: Paula Feldman
  Title: The Journals of Mary Shelley
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1995
  Vol: 1
  Page: 28
  Additional comments: Additional Editor Diana Scott-Kilvert

Citation: Mary Shelley, Paula Feldman (ed.), The Journals of Mary Shelley (London, 1995), 1, p. 28, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=8694, accessed: 16 July 2019

Additional comments:

Author of book being read is a pseudonym for Georg Philipp Ludwig Leonhard Wachter.

 

 

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