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Record 15372

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Wednesday May 19th. [...] Read 11th. & 12th. Cantos of Purgatorio [...] '.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 19 May 1819
Country: Italy
Time: n/a
Place: city: Rome
   
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)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Boccaccio
Title: Decameron
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 15372  
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: 112
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Claire Clairmont, Marion Kingston Stocking (ed.), The Journals of Claire Clairmont (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1968), p. 112, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=15372, accessed: 04 February 2023

Additional comments:

Angle brackets in evidence indicate deleted words restored by source editor, who notes at p.101 n.8 that Clairmont 'at some later date crossed out references to reading that might be considered improper.'

 

 

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