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Record 13661

Reading Experience:

'Hogg reads Gibbon to me - go to Bullocks Museum - see the birds - return at 4 - work and H reads Gibbon aloud (finish 4 volume)'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 18 Mar 1815
Country: England
Time: daytime
Place: city: London
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:Thomas Jefferson Hogg
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 24 May 1792
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: writer
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Mary Godwin
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Edward Gibbon
Title: History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
Genre: History
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 13661  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Paula R. Feldman
  Title: The Journals of Mary Shelley 1814-1844
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1987
  Vol: I
  Page: 70
  Additional comments: Additional editor: Diana Scott-Kilvert

Citation: Paula R. Feldman (ed.), The Journals of Mary Shelley 1814-1844 (Oxford, 1987), I, p. 70,, accessed: 21 June 2024

Additional comments:

Numerous further refs to reading Gibbon in surrounding days.



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