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Record 15416

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Sunday Jany. 30th. Read Rousseau sur Les Arts & Les Sciences -- a piece of most extraordinary Prejudice and envious wailing -- It had better have been entitled a Disquisition on the Military Art since it teaches the way to make good Soldiers but not [...] Philosophers.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 30 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)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Title: Discours qui a remporte le prix a l'Academie de Dijon, en l'annee 1750: ... si le retablissement des sciences et des arts a contribue a epurer les moeurs
Genre: Essays / Criticism, Science, Arts / architecture
Form of Text: Print: Unknown
Publication details: 1814
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 15416  
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: 120
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Claire Clairmont, Marion Kingston Stocking (ed.), The Journals of Claire Clairmont (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1968), p. 120, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=15416, accessed: 04 February 2023

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