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Record 15412

Reading Experience:

'Friday Jany 28th. Rainy -- Read Irish Pamphlet & Travels before the Flood -- Also two chapters in Schlegel's Dramactic [sic] Criticism'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 28 Jan 1820
Country: Italy
Time: n/a
Place: city: Pisa
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: Friedrich Maximilian von Klinger
Title: Travels Before the Flood. An Interesting Oriental Record of Men and Manners in the Antidiluvian [sic] World; Interpreted in Fourteen Evening Conversations between the Caliph of Baghdad and His Court
Genre: History, Geography / Travel
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: Published anon. (first in 1796) as English translation read here.
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 15412  
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: 119
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Claire Clairmont, Marion Kingston Stocking (ed.), The Journals of Claire Clairmont (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1968), p. 119,, accessed: 02 October 2023

Additional comments:



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