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Record 9377

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'We go out on the rocks & Shelley & I read part of Mary a fiction'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 17 Aug 1814
Country: France
Time: evening
Place: city: 'Mort' (probably Morre)
   
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: later writer
Religion: Christian
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: France
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Additional comments: later Mary Shelley

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Mary Wollstonecraft
Title: Mary, A Fiction
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 9377  
Source - Print  
  Author: Mary Shelley
  Editor: Paula Feldman
  Title: The Journals of Mary Shelley 1814-1844
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1987
  Vol: 1
  Page: 15
  Additional comments: Co-editor Diana Scott-Kilvert

Citation: Mary Shelley, Paula Feldman (ed.), The Journals of Mary Shelley 1814-1844 (Oxford, 1987), 1, p. 15, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=9377, accessed: 20 November 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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