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Record 15572

Reading Experience:

'Wednesday Sept. 20th. [...] Read Miss Brooke's Irish poetry. [...] '[...] finish Miss Brooke's Irish poetry'. [goes on to reproduce passages from the following pieces in this book: 'Moira Borb: A poem'; 'Elegy to the Daughter of Owen'; 'Elegy'; 'Song for Mable Kelly. By Carolan.']
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 20 Sep 1820 and 24 Sep 1820
Country: Italy
Time: n/a
Place: n/a
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: Charlotte Brooke
Title: Reliques of Irish Poetry: Consisting of Heroic Poems, Odes, Elegies and Songs, Translated into English Verse
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 15572  
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: 175-177
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Claire Clairmont, Marion Kingston Stocking (ed.), The Journals of Claire Clairmont (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1968), p. 175-177,, accessed: 28 November 2023

Additional comments:



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