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Record 15911

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Wednesday Sept. [...] 14th. [...] After dinner play with the children, & read Rollin. After tea [...] read Catholic deputation with Mr. Gambs in Hessey & Taylor's Monthly Review.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 14 Sep 1825
Country: Russia
Time: n/a
Place: city: Islavsky
   
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: 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: Charles Rollin
Title: unknown
Genre: History
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 15911  
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: 358
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Claire Clairmont, Marion Kingston Stocking (ed.), The Journals of Claire Clairmont (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1968), p. 358, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=15911, accessed: 04 February 2023

Additional comments:

Source editor suggests that text read was Rollin's Histoire ancienne des Egyptiens, des Carthaginois, des Assyriens, des Babyloniens, des Medes et des Perses, des Macedoniens, des Grecs (13 vols. Paris, 1730-38).

 

 

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