Reading Experience Database
1450-1945

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Century of ExperienceEvidenceName of Reader / Listener / Reading GroupAuthor of TextTitle of TextForm of Text
 
1800-1849Byron's Ravenna Journal (4 January-27 February 1821), 11 January 1821, on visit to plain of Troy in 1810: ' ... I read...George Gordon Lord Byron Anon.Homer Travestie; Being a new translation of that great poet (1720) OR A Burlesque Translation of Homer (3rd edn of same piece, 1770)Print: Book
1850-1899'music, "Arabian Nights", and Darwin.'George Eliot and G.H. Lewes anon.Arabian Nights, ThePrint: Book
1850-1899'Read "Hebrew Migration" - an anonymous book, very well done - arguing that Mount Sinai is in Idumaea and is identical...George Eliot [pseud] anon.Hebrew Migration from Egypt, ThePrint: Book
1850-1899'Finished Prose Edda, etc. Akkadians. Malthus.'George Eliot [pseud] anon.Prose Edda, ThePrint: Book
1850-1899'By the age of ten he had gone through E.W. Lane's three-volume translation of "The Book of the Thousand Nights and On...William Somerset Maugham [anon.]Thousand Nights and One Night, ThePrint: Book
1850-1899'Absorbed as always in books, Willie read seriously in both French and German literature. His favourites in French wer...Somerset Maugham anon.La Princesse de ClevesPrint: Book
1850-1899'Absorbed as always in books, Willie read seriously in both French and German literature. His favourites in French wer...Somerset Maugham Jean anon.[tragedies]Print: Book
1800-1849'I am glad you saw Lara; and am indebted for your account of it. I read the review of it in the Quarterly review?some ...Thomas Carlyle anon.[review in the Quarterly Review Byron's Lara]Print: Serial / periodical
1800-1849'I think "Ireland and its Leaders" worth reading and beg of you to tell me who wrote it if you happen to know, for you...Sydney Smith Daniel Owen-Madden [published anon.]Ireland and its Rulers Since 1829Print: Book
1800-1849'I have received from you within these few months some very polite and liberal presents of new publications ; and thou...Sydney Smith William Pitt Scargill [anon.]Elizabeth EvanshawPrint: Book
1800-1849'I have received from you within these few months some very polite and liberal presents of new publications ; and thou...Sydney Smith [anon.]Three Months in Ireland. By an English ProtestantPrint: Book
1800-1849[Mary Shelley's Reading List for 1815. Only those titles not mentioned in journal entries are given separate database ...Mary Godwin [anon.]Memoirs of Lady Hamilton; With Illustrative Anecdotes of Many of her Friends and Distinguished Contemporaries
1800-1849[Mary Shelley's Reading List for 1815. Only those titles not mentioned in journal entries are given separate database ...Percy Bysshe Shelley Robert Southey [anon.]Letters from England; by Don Manuel Alvarez Espriella . . . Translated from the SpanishPrint: Book
1800-1849[Mary Shelley's Reading List for 1815. Only those titles not mentioned in journal entries are given separate database ...Percy Bysshe Shelley [anon.]Memoirs of Lady Hamilton; With Illustrative Anecdotes of Many of her Friends and Distinguished ContemporariesPrint: Book
1800-1849[Mary Shelley's Reading List for 1815. Only those titles not mentioned in journal entries are given separate database ...Percy Bysshe Shelley Edmund Burke [anon.]A Vindication of Natural Society . . . In a letter to Lord ****Print: Book
1800-1849'Read Clarendon - finish the life of Holcroft - read Glenarvon in the evening'Mary Godwin Caroline Lamb (anon.)GlenarvonPrint: Book
1800-1849'Not well - read Glenarvon all day and finish it'.Mary Godwin Caroline Lamb (anon.)GlenarvonPrint: Book
1800-1849'read Curt and Castle Rackrent aloud. S. finishes Castle Rackrent in the evening'.Mary Godwin Maria Edgeworth (anon.)Castle Rackrent, an Hibernian talePrint: Book
1800-1849'read Curt and Castle Rackrent aloud. S. finishes Castle Rackrent in the evening'.Percy Bysshe Shelley Maria Edgeworth (anon.)Castle Rackrent, an Hibernian talePrint: Book
1800-1849'I am confined Tuesday 2nd. Read Rhoda - Pastors Fire Side - Missionary - Wild Irish Girls - The Anaconda. Glenarvon -...Mary Shelley [anon.]RhodaPrint: Book
1700-1799'Oct. 24. Tuesday. We visited the King's library.I saw the "Speculum humanae Salvationis", rudely printed with ink, s...Samuel Johnson anon.Speculum humanae SalvationisPrint: Book
1700-1799'[ letter from Boswell to Johnson, responding to the latter's contention that there existed no adequate 'Life' of Thom...James Boswell anon.[Life of Thomson, prefixed to an edition of 'The Seasons']Print: Book
1700-1799'the famous Tristram Shandy itself is not absolutely original: for when I was at Derby in the Summer of 1774 I strolle...Hester Lynch Thrale Anon.ife and Memoirs of Mr Ephraim Tristram Bates, commonly called Corporal Bates, a broken-hearted SoldierPrint: Book
1700-1799'Louisa and I began this day to read French. Our book was a little light piece of French gallantry entitled 'Journal A...James Boswell and Louisa [anon.]Journal AmoureuxPrint: Book
1900-1945'After Lights Out, Bayley reads a poem - anonymous. "J'y suis, j'y reste" about the war in Malaya. It is good and comp...Thomas Kitching anon.J'y suis, J'y resteUnknown
1800-1849From the 1806-1840 Commonplace book of an unknown reader. Transcription of 'A Conservative Song, to the tune of "There... Anon. TraditionalA Conservative SongPrint: Newspaper
1900-1945'The Secretary then read a paper upon English Miracle & Morality Plays. He described the Miracle Cycle at York with so...Ursula Unwin anon.EverymanPrint: Book
1900-1945'The Secretary then read a paper upon English Miracle & Morality Plays. He described the Miracle Cycle at York with so...Ernest E. Unwin anon.York Miracle CyclePrint: Book
1900-1945'The following miscellaneous programme was then gone through. This change in the subject was caused by the imposibilit...Alfred Rawlings Anon.MigrationsPrint: Serial / periodical
1900-1945'Various anonymous essays by members of the Club were then read with the following titles and at the conclusion of the...members of XII Book Club [anon. member of XII Book Club]Scandalous Affair, AManuscript: Unknown

 

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