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Record 15919

Reading Experience:

'[Tuesday] [...] Octbr. 4th. [...] Begin reading the History of Charles the XII by Becker in German.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 4 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: Carl Friedrich Becker
Title: life of Charles XII
Genre: History, Children's Lit, Biography, Politics, Education
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: Source editor suggests text in vol. IX of Becker's Die Weltgeschichte, fur Kinder und Kinderlehrer (9 vols. Berlin, 1801-1805)
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 15919  
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: 363
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Claire Clairmont, Marion Kingston Stocking (ed.), The Journals of Claire Clairmont (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1968), p. 363,, accessed: 07 December 2023

Additional comments:



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