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Record 9668

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Read and finish Mungo Parks travels - they are very interesting & if the man was not so prejudiced they would be a thousand times more so. but those Institutions must always have Christians'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 14 Dec 1814
Country: England
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: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: later Mary Shelley

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Mungo Park
Title: Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa: Performed in the Years 1795, 1796, and 1797
Genre: Geography / Travel
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 9668  
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: 52
  Additional comments: Additional editor Diana Scott-Kilvert

Citation: Mary Shelley, Paula Feldman (ed.), The Journals of Mary Shelley 1814-1844 (Oxford, 1987), 1, p. 52, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=9668, accessed: 22 October 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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