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Record 15503

Reading Experience:

'Tuesday July 4th. [...] Read Virgil -- Lines 100. Read Aristippe by Wieland.' [subsequent readings from Aristippe recorded in entries for 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14 July 1820]
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 4 Jul 1820 and 14 Jul 1820
Country: Italy
Time: n/a
Place: city: Leghorn
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: Christoph Martin Wieland
Title: Aristipp und einige seiner Zeitgenossen
Genre: Classics, Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 15503  
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: 153-156
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Claire Clairmont, Marion Kingston Stocking (ed.), The Journals of Claire Clairmont (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1968), p. 153-156,, accessed: 23 May 2024

Additional comments:

Source editor notes that P. B. Shelley [with whom Clairmont was living] read this text in Italian translation, citing it in letter of 1818 (see p.154 n.85).



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