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Record 16894

Reading Experience:

'With many thanks I return your books -The Man of two Lives is founded on a good idea - treated to a great degree happily - yet it strikes me to be a translation - the phrases, the thoughts - the incidents are so truly German.' [letter to Charles Ollier]
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Until: 17 Nov 1828
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
specific address: Park Cottage, Paddington
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: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: James Boaden
Title: Man of Two Lives, The
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: borrowed (other)
borrowed from Charles Ollier


Source Information:

Record ID: 16894  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Betty T. Bennett
  Title: The Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
  Place of Publication: Baltimore / London
  Date of Publication: 1983
  Vol: II
  Page: 65
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Betty T. Bennett (ed.), The Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (Baltimore / London, 1983), II, p. 65,, accessed: 23 June 2024

Additional comments:



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