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Record 15266

Reading Experience:

'Thursday Jany. 22nd. Read an article in the Edinburgh Review. Meroigne Thericourt [sic] a poissade in the time of the Revolution now raving mad. I cannot but think there exists an intimate & close connection between Madness & Brutality.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 22 Jan 1818
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Marlow
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:Claire Clairmont
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 27 Apr 1798
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: trainee writer
Religion: unknown
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:

Title: Edinburgh Review
Genre: Politics, Miscellany / Anthology
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: August 1817
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 15266  
Source - Print  
  Author: Claire Clairmont
  Editor: Marion Kingston Stocking
  Title: The Journals of Claire Clairmont
  Place of Publication: Cambridge, Massachusetts
  Date of Publication: 1968
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 80
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Claire Clairmont, Marion Kingston Stocking (ed.), The Journals of Claire Clairmont (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1968), p. 80,, accessed: 05 February 2023

Additional comments:

Article referred to was about Theroigne de Mericourt, female French revolutionary; see p.80 n.5 in source for citation and quotation.



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