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Record 15285

Reading Experience:

'Saturday April 11th. Read the Life of Tasso -- Read Le Malade Imaginaire, Le Medecin malgre lui, La comtess D'Escarbagnas of Moliere.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 11 Apr 1818
Country: Italy
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: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: Italy
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: unknown
Title: Life of Tasso
Genre: Essays / Criticism, History, Biography
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 15285  
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: 90
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Claire Clairmont, Marion Kingston Stocking (ed.), The Journals of Claire Clairmont (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1968), p. 90,, accessed: 22 February 2024

Additional comments:

Source editor suggests that text read here was Pietro Antonio Serassi, La Vita di Torquato Tasso (1785) -- noting also that on 11 May 1818 P. B. Shelley was reading Giovanni B. Manso, Vita di Torquato Tasso (1619); see p.90 n.48.



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