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Record 8695

Reading Experience:

'Mary reads Political Justice all the morning'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 20 Sep 1814
Country: England
Time: morning
Place: city: London
specific address: 56 Margaret Street, Cavendish Square
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 Godwin
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 30 Aug 1797
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Author
Religion: Christian
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: later Mary Shelley


Text Being Read:

Author: William Godwin
Title: An enquiry concerning political justice and its influence on general virtue and happiness
Genre: Politics, Philosophy
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 8695  
Source - Print  
  Author: Mary Shelley
  Editor: Paula Feldman
  Title: The Journals of Mary Shelley
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1995
  Vol: 1
  Page: 28
  Additional comments: Additional Editor Diana Scott-Kilvert

Citation: Mary Shelley, Paula Feldman (ed.), The Journals of Mary Shelley (London, 1995), 1, p. 28,, accessed: 19 June 2024

Additional comments:

Mary records reading this book on all these dates: 21, 23 25-7, 29 September 1814 2-12, 15, 17-19 October 1814 Separate records not made.



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