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Record Number: 15873


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Monday Dec. 10th. [...] Read Lady Morgan's Italy'. [further readings in this text recorded in journal entries for 11, 12, 14, 15, 25, 27 December 1821, with 'Finish Lady Morgan's Italy' recorded on 28 December].

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 10 Dec 1821 and 28 Dec 1821

Country:

Italy

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Florence

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:

Claire Clairmont

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

27 Apr 1798

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

trainee writer

Religion:

unknown

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:

Sydney Owenson, Lady Morgan

Title:

Italy

Genre:

Essays / Criticism, History, Geography / Travel, Arts / architecture

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

15873

Source:

Print

Author:

Claire Clairmont

Editor:

Marion Kingston Stocking

Title:

The Journals of Claire Clairmont

Place of Publication:

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Date of Publication:

1968

Vol:

n/a

Page:

263-267

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Claire Clairmont, Marion Kingston Stocking (ed.), The Journals of Claire Clairmont, (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1968), p. 263-267, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=15873, accessed: 15 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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