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Record Number: 14316


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'read the Wanderer - read de Senectute & Chesterfield'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

11 Dec 1816

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Bath
specific address: 5 Abbey Churchyard

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:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

30 Aug 1797

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

writer

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

later Mary Shelley



Text Being Read:

Author:

Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield

Title:

Letters written by the . . . Earl of Chesterfield to his Son Philip Stanhope

Genre:

Classics, Essays / Criticism, Conduct books, Letters

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

14316

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Paula R. Feldman

Title:

The Journals of Mary Shelley 1814-1844

Place of Publication:

Oxford

Date of Publication:

1987

Vol:

I

Page:

149

Additional Comments:

Additional editor: Diana Scott-Kilvert

Citation:

Paula R. Feldman (ed.), The Journals of Mary Shelley 1814-1844 (Oxford, 1987), I, p. 149, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=14316, accessed: 29 January 2023


Additional Comments:

Other references to Mary reading this text in surrounding days are not all given separate entries.

   
   
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