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Record 14042

Reading Experience:

'Read Clarendon all day - Shelley writes to Albe [Byron] and other things - he finishes Lacratelle's history of the French Revolution - we walk out for a short time after dinner S. reads Lucian'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 29 Sep 1816
Country: England
Time: daytime
Place: city: Bath
specific address: 5 Abbey Churchyard
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 Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 30 Aug 1797
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: writer
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: later Mary Shelley


Text Being Read:

Author: Edward Hyde, 1st Earl of Clarendon
Title: The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England, begun in the year 1641; ed. with fourth volume, The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in Ireland
Genre: History
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: probably 1816 edition
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 14042  
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: 137-8
  Additional comments: Additional editor, Diana Scott-Kilvert

Citation: Paula R. Feldman (ed.), The Journals of Mary Shelley 1814-1844 (Oxford, 1987), I, p. 137-8,, accessed: 13 June 2024

Additional comments:



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