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Record 15447

Reading Experience:

'Wednesday March 1st. [...] Begin translating De la Servitude Volontaire d'Etienne de la Boetie'. ['Translate Etienne de la Boetie' also recorded in entries for 3, 5, 10, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, and 21 March 1820; 'Finish translating Etienne de la Boetie' recorded in entry for 22 March].
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Mar 1820 and 22 Mar 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: Etienne de La Boetie
Title: Discours de la servitude volontaire
Genre: Essays / Criticism, Philosophy
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 15447  
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: 131-136
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Claire Clairmont, Marion Kingston Stocking (ed.), The Journals of Claire Clairmont (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1968), p. 131-136,, accessed: 04 December 2023

Additional comments:



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