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Record 9663

Reading Experience:

'finish Agathon - I do not like it. Wieland displays some most detestable opinions - he is one of those men who alter all their opinions when they are about 40 and then thinking that it will be the same with every one think themselves the only proper monitors of youth'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 8 Dec 1814
Country: London
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
specific address: 41 Skinner 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 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: London
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: later Mary Shelley


Text Being Read:

Author: Christopher Martin Wirland
Title: Geschichte des Agathon
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: trans. from German as History of Agathon by J. Richardson
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 9663  
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: 51
  Additional comments: Additional editor Diana Scott-Kilvert

Citation: Mary Shelley, Paula Feldman (ed.), The Journals of Mary Shelley 1814-1844 (Oxford, 1987), 1, p. 51,, accessed: 29 May 2020

Additional comments:



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