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Record 16884

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'I thought I heard My Shelley call me - Not my Shelley in Heaven - but My Shelley - my companion in my Daily tasks - I was reading - I heard a voice say "Mary" - "It is Shelley" I thought - the revulsion was of agony - Never more shall I hear his beloved voice'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 17 Feb 1823
Country: Italy
Time: n/a
Place: city: Genoa
   
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)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: [unknown]
Title: [unknown]
Genre: Unknown
Form of Text: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 16884  
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: II
  Page: 452
  Additional comments: Additional editor Diana Scott-Kilvert

Citation: Paula R. Feldman (ed.), The Journals of Mary Shelley 1814-1844 (Oxford, 1987), II, p. 452, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=16884, accessed: 28 February 2024

Additional comments:

 

 

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