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Record Number: 8859


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'PBS reads Diogenes Laertius.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

25 Sep 1814

Country:

England

Time

daytime

Place:

city: London
specific address: 56 Margaret St., Cavendish Square

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:

Perct Bysshe Shelley

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

4 Aug 1792

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

Author / Poet

Religion:

Atheist

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:

Diogenes Laertius

Title:

unknown

Genre:

Biography, Philosophy

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

8859

Source:

Print

Author:

Mary Shelley

Editor:

Paula R. Feldman

Title:

The Journals of Mary Shelley

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1995

Vol:

1

Page:

29

Additional Comments:

Additional editor Diana Scott-Kilvert

Citation:

Mary Shelley, Paula R. Feldman (ed.), The Journals of Mary Shelley (London, 1995), 1, p. 29, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=8859, accessed: 22 January 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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