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Record Number: 17141


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I was astonished yesterday to see in the Times (I sent it) the advertisement that Jenny Lind, after all, is to come out in the Lucia' [sing in "Lucia di Lammermoor" [letter to Claire Clairmont]

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

25 Apr 1849

Country:

England

Time

morning

Place:

city: Horsham
specific address: Field Place

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 Shelley

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:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[n/a]

Title:

Times

Genre:

Arts / architecture, Ephemera, newspaper

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

17141

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Betty T. Bennett

Title:

The Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Place of Publication:

Baltimore / London

Date of Publication:

1988

Vol:

III

Page:

367

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Betty T. Bennett (ed.), The Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (Baltimore / London, 1988), III, p. 367, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=17141, accessed: 02 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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