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Record 15457

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Wednesday April 5th. [...] Read Memoires of Voltaire written by himself [notes anecdote from this]'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 5 Apr 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: Voltaire
Title: Memoirs
Genre: History, Autobiog / Diary, Philosophy
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: In Vie de Voltaire par le Marquis de Condorcet; suivie des memoires de Voltaire, ecrits par lui-meme
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 15457  
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: 138
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Claire Clairmont, Marion Kingston Stocking (ed.), The Journals of Claire Clairmont (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1968), p. 138, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=15457, accessed: 04 February 2023

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