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Record Number: 16915


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Percy is reading the [underline] Antigone [end underlining]' [letter to Maria Gisborne]

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Until: 3 Feb 1835

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Harrow

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 Shelley

Age:

Child (0-17)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1820

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

n/a

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:

Sophocles

Title:

Antigone

Genre:

Classics, Drama

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

16915

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Betty T. Bennett

Title:

The Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Place of Publication:

Baltimore / London

Date of Publication:

1983

Vol:

II

Page:

222

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Betty T. Bennett (ed.), The Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (Baltimore / London, 1983), II, p. 222, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=16915, accessed: 29 March 2023


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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