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Record Number: 14329


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

[Percy Shelley's Reading List for 1817. As far as possible texts referred to in the journals are not given separate entries based on this list] 'Symposium of Plato Plays of Aeschlyus Plays of Sophocles Illiad of Homer Arrian's Historia Indicae Homer's Hymns [the above texts are bracketed to show they were all read in Greek] Histoire de la Revolution Francaise Apuleius Metamorphoses - Latin Coleridges Biographica Literaria Political Justice Rights of Man Elphinstone's Embassy to Caubul Severals [sic] vols of Gibbon'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1817 and 31 Dec 1817

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

n/a

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:

Percy Bysshe Shelley

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

4 Aug 1792

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

poet

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Plato

Title:

Symposium

Genre:

Classics, Philosophy

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

14329

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:

102

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Paula R. Feldman (ed.), The Journals of Mary Shelley 1814-1844 (Oxford, 1987), I, p. 102, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=14329, accessed: 18 April 2024


Additional Comments:

Additional editor - Diana Scott-Kilvert.

   
   
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