Reading Experience Database
1450-1945

Listing for Author: Dante Alighieri

 

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Century of ExperienceEvidenceName of Reader / Listener / Reading GroupAuthor of TextTitle of TextForm of Text
 
1800-1849[Marginalia]Samuel Taylor Coleridge Dante Alighieri[Divina Commedia]Print: Book
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1850-1899
Letter H 21 - 12/11/1855 - "-The common - pretty - timid - mistletoe bought kind of kiss was not what Dante meant. Ros...John Ruskin Dante AlighieriInfernoPrint: Book
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1850-1899
Letter H. 28 - 23/12/1855 - "You have Carey's Dante I suppose - else Matilda's quotation from the Psalms might be usel...John Ruskin Dante AlighieriPrint: Book
1850-1899"Why do you say that I don't like Dante? I read him through with the help of your crib & was profoundly impressed."Leslie Stephen Dante AlighieriPrint: Book
1850-1899'It occurred to me lately to read Dante again &, as I required a crib very constantly I took yours & by its help went ...Leslie Stephen Dante AlighieriunknownPrint: Book
1800-1849" ... it was whilst at a frivolous, rote-learning girls' school that ... [Frances Power Cobbe] developed her determine...Frances Power Cobbe Dante AlighieriDivina CommediaPrint: Book
1800-1849Fanny Kemble, 22 July 1831, following record of discussion with her aunt Dall in which the prospect was raised of her ...Fanny Kemble Dante AlighieriThe Divine Comedy (Purgatorio)Print: Book
1800-1849Fanny Kemble, 20 August 1832, on board ship to America: 'I have done more in the shape of work to-day, than any since ...Fanny Kemble Dante AlighieriThe Divine ComedyPrint: Book
1850-1899'As to what they read [at the Gower Street School in the 1880s] -- and [...] Lucy Harrison [headmistress] read aloud t...Lucy Harrison, headmistress, Charlotte Mew, and other pupils at Gower Street schoolDante AlighieriPrint: Book
1850-1899'Reading the "Purgatorio" again, and the "Compendium Revelationum" of Savonarola'George Eliot [pseud] Dante AlighieriPurgatorioPrint: BookManuscript: Unknown
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1800-1849
'[B]e not thrown into wild delight because his genius has shone forth--misfortune & rage have occasioned this & whenev...Lady Caroline Lamb Dante AlighieriunknownPrint: Book
1850-1899'Reading; First book of Lucretius, 6th book of the Iliad; Samson Agonistes, Warton's History of English Poetry; Grote ...George Eliot [pseud.] Dante AlighieriLa Vita NuovaPrint: Book
1850-1899[Read] 'Purgatorio'.George Eliot [pseud] Dante AlighieriPurgatorioPrint: Book
1800-1849'Read Dante'Mary Shelley Dante Alighieri[probably] InfernoPrint: Book
1800-1849'read Dante - finish Lambs specimens. walk to Mr Olliers. read Zapolya'Mary Shelley Dante Alighieri[probably] InfernoPrint: Book
1800-1849'Shelley has finished the life of Tasso & reads Dante - read Pamela'Percy Bysshe Shelley Dante Alighieri[unknown]Print: Book
1800-1849'begin Clarissa Harlowe in Italian - S. reads and finishes Dante's Purgatorio'Percy Bysshe Shelley Dante AlighieriPurgatorioPrint: Book
1800-1849'S. unwell - he reads the Paradiso'Percy Bysshe Shelley Dante AlighieriParadisoPrint: Book
1800-1849'Saturday [...] May 1st. [...] Read 1st Canto of Dante's Paradiso'.Claire Clairmont Dante AlighieriParadiso (Canto 1)Print: Book
1800-1849'Sunday May 16th. Read 4 Canto's [sic] of Dante's Purgatorio.'Claire Clairmont Dante AlighieriPurgatorioPrint: Book
1800-1849'Monday May 17th. [...] Read 5th. 6th. 7th. & 8 Canto of Dante's Purgatorio.'Claire Clairmont Dante AlighieriPurgatorio (Cantos 5, 6, 7, 8)Print: Book
1800-1849'Tuesday May 18th. [...] Read Alfieri's Tragedy of Mirra [...] Read 9 & 10th Canto of Dante's Purgatorio.'Claire Clairmont Dante AlighieriPurgatorio (Cantos 9 and 10)Print: Book
1800-1849'Wednesday May 19th. [...] Read 11th. & 12th. Cantos of Purgatorio [...] '.Claire Clairmont Dante AlighieriPurgatorio (Cantos 11 and 12)Print: Book
1800-1849'Thursday May 20th. Read 13th. 14th. 15th. & 16th Cantos of Dante's Purgatorio.'Claire Clairmont Dante AlighieriPurgatorio (Cantos 13, 14, 15, 16)Print: Book
1800-1849'Read 7 Canto's of Dante - Begin to translate A.[lfieri] - Read Cajo Graccho of Monti & Measure for Measure'Mary Shelley Dante Alighieri[unknown]Print: Book
1800-1849'Saturday Dec. 2nd. [...] Read 1 Canto of Purgatorio.'Claire Clairmont Dante AlighieriPurgatorioPrint: Book
1800-1849'Wednesday Dec. 6th. [...] Read a Canto of Purgatorio.'Claire Clairmont Dante AlighieriPurgatorioPrint: Book
1800-1849'Read Livy - Manfredi of Monti - Shelley writes - Read 8 Canto of Dante'Mary Shelley Dante Alighieri[unknown]Print: Book
1800-1849'read 2 Canto's of Dante with Shelley - he reads Livy and Winkhelmann aloud'Mary and Percy ShelleyDante Alighieri[unknown]Print: Book
1800-1849'Read Dante - S. reads Winkhelmann aloud'Mary Shelley Dante Alighieri[unknown]Print: Book
1800-1849'Finish the Georgics - read 25th & 26th Cantos of Dante'Mary Shelley Dante AlighieriInfernoPrint: Book
1800-1849'Finish the Inferno of Dante & the 9th book of Livy - S & I read Sismondi'Mary Shelley Dante AlighieriInfernoPrint: Book
1800-1849'Read Sismondi - & the Purgatorio'Mary Shelley Dante AlighieriPurgatorioPrint: Book
1800-1849'Since I left Rome I have read several books of Livy - Antenor - Clarissa Harlowe - The Spectator - a few novels - & a...Mary Shelley Dante Alighieri[unknown]Print: Book
1800-1849'Write - read Lucan & the Bible S. writes the Cenci & reads Plutarch's lives - the Gisbornes call in the evening - S....Mary Shelley Dante AlighieriPurgatorioPrint: Book
1800-1849'Write - Finish the 5th book of Lucan - Read the bible & with S. two Canto's of the Purgatorio'Percy and Mary ShelleyDante AlighieriPurgatorioPrint: Book
1800-1849'Dante's Vita Nuova'Mary Shelley Dante AlighieriLa Vita NuovaPrint: Book
1800-1849'S. reads the vita nuova aloud to me in the evening'Percy Bysshe Shelley Dante AlighieriLa Vita NuovaPrint: Book
1800-1849'Finish the Vita Nuova.'Mary Shelley Dante AlighieriLa Vita NuovaPrint: Book
1800-1849'Read Homer - Tacitus - Emile & 1 Canto of Dante'Mary Shelley Dante Alighieri[unknown]Print: Book
1800-1849'Read 3rd Canto of l'Inferno'Mary Shelley Dante AlighieriInfernoPrint: Book
1800-1849'You must be tired of my ugly handwriting - yet your book is so suggestive that one wants to talk about it - the more ...Mary Shelley Dante AlighieriInfernoPrint: Book
1800-1849'You must be tired of my ugly handwriting - yet your book is so suggestive that one wants to talk about it - the more ...Mary Shelley Dante AlighieriPurgatorioPrint: Book
1800-1849'You must be tired of my ugly handwriting - yet your book is so suggestive that one wants to talk about it - the more ...Mary Shelley Dante AlighieriParadisoPrint: Book
1900-1945Wednesday 5 December 1917: 'L[eonard]. reading Life of Dilke [...] I'm past the middle of Purgatorio, but find it st...Virginia Woolf Dante AlighieriPurgatorioPrint: Book
1900-1945Saturday 31 July [entry headed 'My Own Brain,' and beginning 'Here is a whole nervous breakdown in miniature']: 'A des...Virginia Woolf Dante AlighieriunknownPrint: Book
1900-1945Wednesday 20 August 1930: 'I am reading Dante, & I say, yes, this makes all writing unnecessary [...] I read the Infer...Virginia Woolf Dante AlighieriInfernoPrint: Book
1900-1945Wednesday 24 September 1930: 'I am reading Dante; & my present view of reading is to elongate immensely. I take a week...Virginia Woolf Dante AlighieriLa Divina CommediaPrint: Book
1900-1945Friday 27 November 1936, following lunch at Claridges with others including Sir Ronald Storrs: 'Sir R. Storrs. [...] s...Sir Ronald Storrs Dante AlighieriDivine ComedyPrint: Book
1800-1849Robert Browning to Elizabeth Barrett, 21 December 1845: 'Yesterday I was reading the "Purgatorio" and the first spe...Robert Browning Dante AlighieriPurgatorioPrint: Book
1900-1945'Dante, De Vulgari Eloquentia 1309 (?) which I'd never read and now only have in translation, must have been written e...Edward Morgan Forster Dante AlighieriDe Vulgari EloquentiaPrint: Book
1700-1799'Johnson praised John Bunyan highly. "His 'Pilgrim's Progress' has great merit, both for invention, imagination, and t...Samuel Johnson Dante AlighieriDivine ComedyPrint: Book
1850-1899'Throughout the autumn and winter evenings [of 1854] he [Alfred Tennyson] translated aloud to my mother the sixth Aene...Alfred and Emily TennysonDante AlighieriInfernoPrint: Book
1800-1849From the 1806-1840 Commonplace book of an unknown reader. Under title 'Naples, 1826', C.M.G. describes the city and (m...C.M.G. [anon] Dante AlighieriDivina Commedia: InfernoPrint: Book
1850-1899'In February 1896, seven titles were added to his [Oscar Wilde's] store. These were: Dante's "Divina commedia", accomp...Oscar Wilde Dante AlighieriDivina CommediaPrint: Book
1800-1849'I noticed in Dante today, the two lines, "quali dal vento &c." (Inferno, book 7th, 12) as curiously describing the mo...John Ruskin Dante AlighieriInfernoPrint: Book
1900-1945'W.S. Rowntree read a paper on Dante & Florence [,] H.R. Smith explained the Vita Nuova from which Mrs W.H. Smith & Mr...Elizabeth Smith Dante AlighieriLa Vita NuovaPrint: Book
1900-1945'W.S. Rowntree read a paper on Dante & Florence [,] H.R. Smith explained the Vita Nuova from which Mrs W.H. Smith & Mr...Elizabeth Edminson Dante AlighieriLa Vita NuovaPrint: Book
1900-1945'W.S. Rowntree read a paper on Dante & Florence [,] H.R. Smith explained the Vita Nuova from which Mrs W.H. Smith & Mr...Howard R. Smith Dante AlighieriLa Vita NuovaPrint: Book
1900-1945'Miss Marriage explained fully with aid of diagrams, Dante's progress through the Inferno, selections from which were ...Mebers of XII Book ClubDante AlighieriInfernoPrint: Book
1900-1945'Miss Marriage explained fully with aid of diagrams, Dante's progress through the Inferno, selections from which were ...Members of XII Book ClubDante AlighieriPurgatorioPrint: Book
1900-1945'Miss Marriage explained fully with aid of diagrams, Dante's progress through the Inferno, selections from which were ...Frederick Edminson Dante AlighieriPurgatorioPrint: Book
1900-1945'Miss Marriage explained fully with aid of diagrams, Dante's progress through the Inferno, selections from which were ...Miss Marriage Dante AlighieriInfernoPrint: Book
1800-1849Harriet, Countess Granville to her sister, Lady Carlisle, 25 November 1829: 'We have a quantity of leisure here, an...Granville familyDante AlighieriPrint: Book
1900-1945'Italian quite comes up to K's promises about its easiness and on Sunday I read the first 200 lines of Dante with mu...Clive Staples Lewis Dante AlighieriDivine ComedyPrint: Book

 

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