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Record 15268

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Thursday Jany. 22nd. Read an article in the Edinburgh Review. Meroigne Thericourt [sic] a poissade in the time of the Revolution now raving mad [...] Read some Latin & Anarcharsis. Curious syllogism of Ebulis of Megara.'
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)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author:
Title: 'Anarcharsis'
Genre: Classics, History
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 15268  
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, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=15268, accessed: 04 February 2023

Additional comments:

Editor of source suggests text read was Abbe Jean Jacques Barthelemy, Voyage du jeune Anarcharsis en Grece, dans le milieu du quatrieme siecle avant l'ere vulgaire (5 vols. Paris, 1788) II. 345-355, 352 (see p.81 n.7).

 

 

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