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Record 15896

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Monday May [...] 30th. [...] After dinner Mr. Gambs reads aloud his tale of Skold. It pleases me very much -- Its principal charm is the naturalness of [...] its descriptions [...] and the extreme variety of the style.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 30 May 1825
Country: Russia
Time: n/a
Place: city: Moscow
   
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
solitary reactive unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Listener:Claire Clairmont
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 27 Apr 1798
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Governess
Religion: unknown
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: Russia
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Chretien-Hermann Gambs
Title: Skold
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 15896  
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: 311
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Claire Clairmont, Marion Kingston Stocking (ed.), The Journals of Claire Clairmont (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1968), p. 311, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=15896, accessed: 08 June 2023

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