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Record Number: 14677


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

[Mary Shelley's Reading List for 1818. As far as possible texts mentioned in journal entries are not given separate database entries] Clarke's travels Aeneid Terence Hume's dissertation on the passsions Sterne's Tristram Shandy - Sentimental Journey. & letters 2 Vols of Montaigne Schlegel on the Drama Rhododaphne Aminta of Tasso Auvres de Moliere 2 books of the odes of Horace Aristippe & Les Abderites de Wieland French trans. of Lucian Monti's trajedies Orlando Furioso

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1818 and 31 Dec 1818

Country:

England or Italy

Time

n/a

Place:

n/a

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 Shelley

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

30 Aug 1797

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

writer

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England or Italy

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Virgil

Title:

Aeneid

Genre:

Classics, Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

14677

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:

102-3

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Paula R. Feldman (ed.), The Journals of Mary Shelley 1814-1844, (Oxford, 1987), I, p. 102-3, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=14677, accessed: 25 June 2024


Additional Comments:

Additional editor, Diana Scott-Kilvert

   
   
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