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Record 15922

Reading Experience:

'Sunday [...] Oct. 9th. [...] I pack up [for family's departure from holiday home, following death of a child] & read the whole day Memoirs of Madame Campan.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 9 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: Jeanne Louise Henriette Campan
Title: Memoires sur la vie privee de Marie Antoinette, reine de France ... suivis de souvenirs et anecdotes historiques sur les regnes de Louis XIV, de Louis XV et de Louis XVI
Genre: History, Biography, Politics
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: Source editor suggests 10-volume Paris edition of 1822.
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 15922  
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: 366
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Claire Clairmont, Marion Kingston Stocking (ed.), The Journals of Claire Clairmont (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1968), p. 366,, accessed: 24 June 2024

Additional comments:



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