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Record 8856

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Mary reads greek and Political Justice.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 21 Sep 1814
Country: England
Time: daytime
Place: city: London
specific address: 56 Margaret St., 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 Wollstonecraft 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: unknown
Title: [Greek]
Genre: Classics
Form of Text: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 8856  
Source - Print  
  Author: Mary Shelley
  Editor: Paula R. 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 R. Feldman (ed.), The Journals of Mary Shelley (London, 1995), 1, p. 28, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=8856, accessed: 20 July 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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