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Record Number: 14192


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'S reads Lucian and Gulliver in the evening'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

13 Nov 1816

Country:

England

Time

evening

Place:

city: Bath
specific address: 5 Abbey Churchyard

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:

Gentry

Occupation:

poet

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Jonathan Swift

Title:

Travels into several Remote Nations of the World. By Lemuel Gulliver

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

14192

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:

I

Page:

146

Additional Comments:

Additional editor: Diana Scott-Kilvert

Citation:

Paula R. Feldman (ed.), The Journals of Mary Shelley 1814-1844, (Oxford, 1987), I, p. 146, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=14192, accessed: 16 May 2022


Additional Comments:

Various further references to reading this text in surrounding days are not all given separate entries

   
   
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