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Record 15459

Reading Experience:

'Sunday April 9. [...] Begin the Germany of Tacitus. Read Les Chevaliers des Sept Montagnes by Baron Bock [notes anecdote from this] -- [...] 'Monday April 10th. [...] Read the Germania of Tacitus & begin his Life of Agricola. 'Tuesday April 11th. [...] Finish the Life of Agricola by Tacitus. Begin his De Oratoribus. [...] 'Wednesday April 12th. [...] Finish De Oratoribus of Tacitus.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 10 Apr 1820 and 11 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)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Tacitus
Title: Life of Agricola
Genre: Classics, History, Biography, Politics
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 15459  
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: 140
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Claire Clairmont, Marion Kingston Stocking (ed.), The Journals of Claire Clairmont (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1968), p. 140,, accessed: 28 January 2023

Additional comments:

Not clear whether text read in original, in English, or in French or Italian versions also mentioned in Journal.



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