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Record 9653

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'read "P. Proteus" in the even'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 23 Nov 1814
Country: England
Time: evening
Place: city: London
specific address: Skinner St
   
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:Percy Bysshe Shelley
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 4 Aug 1792
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: poet
Religion: Atheist
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Christopher Wieland
Title: Geheime Geschichte des Philosophen Peregrinus Proteus
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: trans from German as Private History of Peregrinus Proteus, Philosopher by W. Tooke
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 9653  
Source - Print  
  Author: Mary Shelley
  Editor: Paula Feldman
  Title: The Journals of Mary Shelley 1814-1844
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1987
  Vol: 1
  Page: 47
  Additional comments: co editor Diana Scott-Kilvert

Citation: Mary Shelley, Paula Feldman (ed.), The Journals of Mary Shelley 1814-1844 (Oxford, 1987), 1, p. 47, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=9653, accessed: 31 March 2023

Additional comments:

 

 

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