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Record Number: 15305


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Wednesday March 10th [...] Read Voyage de Constantinople by a frenchman [sic].'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

10 Mar 1819

Country:

Italy

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Rome

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:

Claire Clairmont

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

27 Apr 1798

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

trainee writer

Religion:

unknown

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

Italy

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

unknown

Title:

'Voyage de Constantinople'

Genre:

Geography / Travel, Politics

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

15305

Source:

Print

Author:

Claire Clairmont

Editor:

Marion Kingston Stocking

Title:

The Journals of Claire Clairmont

Place of Publication:

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Date of Publication:

1968

Vol:

n/a

Page:

99

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Claire Clairmont, Marion Kingston Stocking (ed.), The Journals of Claire Clairmont (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1968), p. 99, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=15305, accessed: 30 June 2022


Additional Comments:

Editor of source suggests text read might have been either Charles-Marie d'Irumberry, Voyage a Constantinople, en Italie et aux iles de l'Archipel (1799), or Abbe Guillaume Martin, Voyage a Constantinople, fait a l'occasion de l'embassade de M. le comte de Choiseul-Gouffier a la Porte ottomane (1819); see p.99 n.6.

   
   
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