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Record 15918

Reading Experience:

'Saturday October 1st. [...] Begin Voltaire's Life of Charles XII. [...] Read Tarlton to Johnny in the Evening. [...] 'Sunday [...] October 2nd. read the life of Charles the XII. [...] 'Monday [...] October 3rd. [...] Finish reading Charles XII.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Oct 1825 and 3 Oct 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: Voltaire
Title: Histoire de Charles XII, roi de Suede
Genre: History, Biography, Politics
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details:
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 15918  
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: 362
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Claire Clairmont, Marion Kingston Stocking (ed.), The Journals of Claire Clairmont (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1968), p. 362,, accessed: 04 December 2023

Additional comments:



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