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Record 15558

Reading Experience:

'Thursday August 10th. Finish Caleb Williams -- Read Symposion [sic] [...] Translate Demosthenes. Read Saggio Istorico. [...] 'Friday August 11th. Read Symposion [sic].'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 10 Aug 1820 and 11 Aug 1820
Country: Italy
Time: n/a
Place: city: Bagni di 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: Plato
Title: Symposium
Genre: Classics, Philosophy
Form of Text: Unknown
Publication details: Source editor suggests it may have been in English translation by P. B. Shelley.
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 15558  
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: 168-169
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Claire Clairmont, Marion Kingston Stocking (ed.), The Journals of Claire Clairmont (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1968), p. 168-169,, accessed: 04 February 2023

Additional comments:



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