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Record 15874

Reading Experience:

'Sunday Dec. 9th. [...] Begin the Life of Joseph Mendez Pinto.' [further readings in this text recorded in journal entries for 16, 17, 19, 20 December 1821].
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 9 Dec 1821 and 20 Dec 1821
Country: Italy
Time: n/a
Place: city: Florence
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: unknown
Title: 'Life of Joseph Mendez Pinto'
Genre: Biography
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 15874  
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: 263-266
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Claire Clairmont, Marion Kingston Stocking (ed.), The Journals of Claire Clairmont (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1968), p. 263-266,, accessed: 22 February 2024

Additional comments:

See p.263 n.58 in source for suggestion that text read was one of many translations of the C16th Portugese Jesuit Fernando Mendes Pinto's Peregrinacio.



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