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Record 16243

Reading Experience:

'Read Macchiavelli Hist. of Castruccio Castracani - Translate Sxxxxxa [Spinoza]. S. reads a part of 4th B. of the Aenied aloud - read Condorcet's life of Voltaire - S. reads Locke.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 31 Mar 1820
Country: Italy
Time: n/a
Place: city: Pisa
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:Mary Shelley
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 30 Aug 1797
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: writer
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: Italy
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Marie Jean Antoine Nicolas Caritat, Marquis de Condorcet
Title: Vie de voltaire par le Marquis de Condorcet; suivie des memoires de Voltaire, ecrits par lui-meme
Genre: Biography
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 16243  
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: 313-14
  Additional comments: Additional editor Diana Scott-Kilvert.

Citation: Paula R. Feldman (ed.), The Journals of Mary Shelley 1814-1844 (Oxford, 1987), I, p. 313-14,, accessed: 10 June 2023

Additional comments:



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