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Record Number: 8440


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Shelley reads aloud the letters from Norway'.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

31 Aug 1814

Country:

Germany

Time

morning
afternoon

Place:

other location: On the R. Rhine

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 / author

Religion:

Atheist

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

Germany

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

Mary Shelley and Claire Clairmont


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Mary Wollstonecraft

Title:

Letters written during a short residence in Sweden, Norway and Denmark

Genre:

Geography / Travel

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

1796

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

8440

Source:

Print

Author:

Mary Shelley

Editor:

Paula Feldman

Title:

The Journals of Mary Shelley

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1995

Vol:

n/a

Page:

20

Additional Comments:

Other editor Diana Scott-Kilvert

Citation:

Mary Shelley, Paula Feldman (ed.), The Journals of Mary Shelley (London, 1995), p. 20, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=8440, accessed: 23 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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