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Record Number: 15900


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Wednesday [...] June 8th. [...] I read Wallenstein and give my lessons.' [readings in this text also recorded in journal entries for 9, 13, 15, 17, 26 June 1825, with 'Read and finish Wallenstein' recorded on 27 June].

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 8 Jun 1825 and 27 Jun 1825

Country:

Russia

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Islavsky

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:

Governess

Religion:

unknown

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

Russia

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

J. C. F. von Schiller

Title:

Wallenstein

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

15900

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:

319-328

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Claire Clairmont, Marion Kingston Stocking (ed.), The Journals of Claire Clairmont, (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1968), p. 319-328, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=15900, accessed: 17 June 2024


Additional Comments:

Between these dates reader also sometimes hearing text read by friend Chretien-Hermann Gambs, or reading it in company with him (these dates not entered in evidence).

   
   
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