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Record 15785

Reading Experience:

'Finish 1st Book of the Georgics - S. begins reading Winkhelmann's Histoire de l'art to me in the evening'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 24 Dec 1818
Country: Italy
Time: evening
Place: city: Naples
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:Percy Bysshe Shelley
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 4 Aug 1792
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: poet
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: Italy
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Mary Shelley
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Johann Joachim Winckelmann
Title: Geschichte der Kunst des Alterhums
Genre: Arts / architecture
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: translated into French as "Histoire de l'art chez les anciens" (Huber, revised by Jansen)
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 15785  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Paula R. Feldman
  Title: The Journals of Mary Shelley 1814-1844
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1987
  Vol: I
  Page: 246
  Additional comments: additional editor Diana Scott-Kilvert

Citation: Paula R. Feldman (ed.), The Journals of Mary Shelley 1814-1844 (Oxford, 1987), I, p. 246,, accessed: 31 March 2023

Additional comments:

Other references to reading this text are not all given separate entries



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