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Record 17114

Reading Experience:

'How detestably Sir Edward Bulwer speaks of Shelley in his life of Schiller. - he thinks to gain popularity by truckling to the times - and mistakes the spirit of the times, & casts an indelible stain on his own name, as long as it survives.' [letter to Edward Moxon]
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Until: 30 Jan 1846
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
specific address: Putney
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: Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Title: [biograpohical sketch in] Poems and Ballads of Schiller
Genre: Biography
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 17114  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Betty T. Bennett
  Title: The Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
  Place of Publication: Baltimore / London
  Date of Publication: 1988
  Vol: III
  Page: 275
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Betty T. Bennett (ed.), The Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (Baltimore / London, 1988), III, p. 275,, accessed: 26 May 2024

Additional comments:



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