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Record 15382

Reading Experience:

'Monday May 24th. [...] Read the Infernal Quixote.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 24 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)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Charles Lucas
Title: The Infernal Quixote: A Tale of the Day
Genre: Fiction, Politics
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: First published 1801
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 15382  
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,, accessed: 18 April 2024

Additional comments:

Source editor notes that text 'a novel about a young woman corrupted by Mary Wollstonecraft's A Vindication of the Rights of Woman' (p.112 n.49).



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