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Record 15823

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Wednesday July 11th. Read Edgeworth's Memoirs. [...] 'Thursday July 12th. [...] Read Life of Edgeworth -- I think their system seems to aim at making the mind satisfied with little.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 11 Jul 1821 and 12 Jul 1821
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: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: Italy
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Richard Lovell and Maria Edgeworth
Title: Memoirs of Richard Lovell Edgeworth, Esq. Begun by Himself and Concluded by His Daughter, Maria Edgeworth
Genre: Biography, Autobiog / Diary
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 2 vols. London, 1820
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 15823  
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: 241
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Claire Clairmont, Marion Kingston Stocking (ed.), The Journals of Claire Clairmont (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1968), p. 241, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=15823, accessed: 28 January 2023

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