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Record 16085

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
[Mary Shelley's Reading List of Percy Shelley's reading, 1819. Most texts are mentioned in journal entries so are not given separate entries here] 'Greek The Greek Tragedians Homers Iliad and Odyssey Plato's Republic Several of Plutarch's lives The Memorabilia of Xenophon Madame de Stael sur la Revolution Francaise Calderon - Several of the tragedies and Auto's'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1819 and 31 Dec 1819
Country: Italy
Time: n/a
Place: n/a
   
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:Percy Bysshe Shelley
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 4 Aug 1792
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: poet
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: Italy
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Plato
Title: Republic
Genre: Classics, Philosophy
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 16085  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Paula R. Feldman
  Title: The Journals of Mary Shelley 1814-1844
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1987
  Vol: I
  Page: 303
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Paula R. Feldman (ed.), The Journals of Mary Shelley 1814-1844 (Oxford, 1987), I, p. 303, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=16085, accessed: 31 January 2023

Additional comments:

Additional editor Diana Scott-Kilvert

 

 

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