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Record 15938

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'[Tuesday] Nov. [...] 22nd. [...] After dinner read with [...] Midge [i.e. Chretien-Hermann Gambs] a little of 1st Canto of Paradise lost by the side of the fire which is lighted in the great drawing room.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 22 Nov 1825
Country: Russia
Time: n/a
Place: city: Moscow
location in dwelling: Drawing room
   
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)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: John Milton
Title: Paradise Lost (Book I)
Genre: Other religious, Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 15938  
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: 377
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Claire Clairmont, Marion Kingston Stocking (ed.), The Journals of Claire Clairmont (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1968), p. 377, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=15938, accessed: 04 February 2023

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