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Record 15915

Reading Experience:

'[Tuesday] September [...] 27th. [...] Read all the morning Das Bild von Houwald with Mr. G[ambs]. It is a charming tragedy in the romantic style and the novelty of the invention & yet its naturalness is delightful [goes on to quote at length from Act I scene 5].' [also records reading this text, with Chretien-Hermann Gambs, in journal entries for 28 and 29 September 1825]
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 27 Sep 1825 and 29 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)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Ernst Christoph von Houwald
Title: Das Bild: Trauerspiel in funf Akten
Genre: Drama, Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: Source editor suggests 1822 Leipzig edition
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 15915  
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: 360-361
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Claire Clairmont, Marion Kingston Stocking (ed.), The Journals of Claire Clairmont (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1968), p. 360-361,, accessed: 30 November 2023

Additional comments:



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