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Record 13816

Reading Experience:

[Percy Shelley's Reading List for 1815, compiled by Mary Shelley. Only texts not referred to in journal entries are given separate database entries here] 'Pastor Fido Orlando Furioso Livy's History Seneca's Works Tasso's Girusalame Liberata Tassos Aminta 2 vols of Plutarch in Italian Some of the plays of Euripedes Seneca's Tragedies Reveries of Rousseau Hesiod Novum Organum Alfieri's Tragedies Theocritus Ossian Herodotus Thucydides Homer Locke on the Human Understanding Conspiration de Rienzi History of arianism Ochley's History of the Saracens Mad. de Stael sur la literature'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1815 and 31 Dec 1815
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: n/a
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
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Torquato Tasso
Title: Aminta
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 13816  
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: 92-93
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Paula R. Feldman (ed.), The Journals of Mary Shelley 1814-1844 (Oxford, 1987), I, p. 92-93,, accessed: 18 July 2024

Additional comments:

Additional editor - Diana Scott-Kilvert



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