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Record 15932

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Monday [...] Nov. 7th. [...] sit upon the divan & read Simple Susan with Johnny & M. G.' [also records reading this text in journal entries for 8, 10, 11 November 1825, with 'After dinner read aloud & finished Simple Susan' recorded on 15 November].
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 7 Nov 1825 and 15 Nov 1825
Country: Russia
Time: n/a
Place: city: Moscow
   
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)
John Nicolaivich (reader's pupil) Chretien-Hermann Gambs
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Maria Edgeworth
Title: 'Simple Susan'
Genre: Fiction, Children's Lit
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: In vol. II of Edgeworth's The Parent's Assistant, or Stories for Children
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 15932  
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: 371
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Claire Clairmont, Marion Kingston Stocking (ed.), The Journals of Claire Clairmont (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1968), p. 371, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=15932, accessed: 28 January 2023

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