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Record Number: 9667


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'read Embassy to China. finish it in the evening.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

13 Dec 1814

Country:

England

Time

evening
daytime

Place:

city: London
specific address: 41 Skinner St

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 Godwin

Age:

Child (0-17)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

30 Aug 1797

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

later writer

Religion:

Christian

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

later Mary Shelley



Text Being Read:

Author:

Lord Macartney

Title:

Journal of an Embassy to China

Genre:

Biography, Geography / Travel

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

probably read in John Barrow's edition of Macartney's previously unpublished papers, published by T. Cadell & W.Davies, London, 1807

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

9667

Source:

Print

Author:

Mary Shelley

Editor:

Paula Feldman

Title:

The Journals of Mary Shelley 1814-1844

Place of Publication:

Oxford

Date of Publication:

1987

Vol:

1

Page:

52

Additional Comments:

Additional editor Diana Scott-Kilvert

Citation:

Mary Shelley, Paula Feldman (ed.), The Journals of Mary Shelley 1814-1844 (Oxford, 1987), 1, p. 52, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=9667, accessed: 01 February 2023


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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