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Record Number: 15856


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

[Mary's reading list for Percy Shelley for 1818. Most volumes mentioned here are also mentioned in the journal so database entries are based on those references.] 'S Humes England Malthus's Essay on Population Histoire de l'art de Winkhelmann Latin Georgics Livy's History Greek The Hymns of HOmer The Greek Tragedians Memorabilia of Zenophon Comedies of Aristophanes The Symposium - Phaedrus - Apology f Socrates &c. of Plato Herodotus Theocritus Italian Vita di Tasso Divina Comedia di Dante'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1818 and 31 Dec 1818

Country:

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:

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:

Italy

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Malthus

Title:

Essay on Population

Genre:

Social Science

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

15856

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:

267-8

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Paula R. Feldman (ed.), The Journals of Mary Shelley 1814-1844, (Oxford, 1987), I, p. 267-8, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=15856, accessed: 14 June 2024


Additional Comments:

additional editor Diana Scott-Kilvert

   
   
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