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Record Number: 15902


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Sunday June [...] 19th. [...] Read the Revolt of Islam with M.G. [i.e. friend Chretien-Hermann Gambs]'. [readings from this text also recorded in journal entries for 20 and 26 June; 3, 6, 7, 10, 11, 17, 24 July; 4, 7, 18, 28, 29 August; 3, 4 September 1825, some in company with Gambs].

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 19 Jun 1825 and 4 Sep 1825

Country:

Russia

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Islavsky

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:

Governess

Religion:

unknown

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

Russia

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Percy Bysshe Shelley

Title:

The Revolt of Islam

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

15902

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:

326-355

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Claire Clairmont, Marion Kingston Stocking (ed.), The Journals of Claire Clairmont (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1968), p. 326-355, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=15902, accessed: 29 March 2023


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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