Reading Experience Database

Listing for Author: Matthew Lewis


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Century of ExperienceEvidenceName of Reader / Listener / Reading GroupAuthor of TextTitle of TextForm of Text
1800-1849Byron's Journal (14 November 1813-19 April 1814), 6 December 1813: "Redde a good deal, but desultorily ... It is odd t...George Gordon Lord Byron Matthew Gregory LewisThe MonkPrint: Book
1850-1899'On learning that [Hall] Caine was to present twenty-four lectures in Liverpool on "Prose Fiction" ... [D. G. Rossetti...Hall Caine Matthew Gregory Lewis[unknown]Print: Book
?The most extraordinary production of this period was the powerful and wicked romance of The Monk.?Charles Maturin Matthew Gregory LewisThe MonkPrint: Book
1800-1849'The evening until one was [frittered?] away in reading the 'Monk' for the fourth time at least.... In the second volu...William Upcott Matthew G. LewisThe MonkPrint: Book
1700-1799'On Monday the 30th we went in the coach with... Mr Norman, with whom we dined at the Bolt & Tun, where John & I spent...John Marsh Matthew LewisThe MonkPrint: Book
1800-1849'For three years I continued a regular subscriber to the circulating library, during which time I read various works, ...Christopher Thomson Matthew LewisThe MonkPrint: Book
1800-1849'Shelley draws & Mary reads the monk all evening.'Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin Matthew Gregory LewisThe Monk: a romancePrint: Book
1800-1849'The other night I sat up till four o'clock, reading Matthew Lewis's "Monk". It is the most stupid & villainous novel ...Thomas Carlyle Matthew LewisThe MonkPrint: Book
1800-1849[Mary Shelley's Reading List for 1815. Only those titles not mentioned in journal entries are given separate database ...Mary Godwin Matthew LewisTales of Terror
1800-1849'Thursday Sept. 22nd. [...] Return [from walking] at [...] 4. Read Greek [...] Sit up till one reading the Monk.' Claire Clairmont Matthew Gregory LewisThe MonkPrint: Book
1800-1849'Friday Sept. 23rd. Finish the Monk [...] Buy a Greek Anacreon [...] Read Greek [...] Shelley reads Thalaba aloud in...Claire Clairmont Matthew Gregory LewisThe MonkPrint: Book
1800-1849'Saturday Sept. 24th. [...] Read Lewis Tales of Wonder and Delight. Shelley reads aloud Thalaba in the Evening fini...Claire Clairmont Matthew Gregory LewisTales of WonderPrint: Book
1700-1799'This evening I have been reading a good deal in the "Monk". I don't know whether it hurts the mind or not, it certain...Elizabeth Gurney Matthew LewisThe MonkPrint: Book
1700-1799Robert Southey to Horace Walpole Bedford, 29-30 August 1796: 'I have now read the Monk — & admire the delicacy of Le...Robert Southey Matthew ("Monk") LewisThe MonkPrint: Book


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