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Record Number: 15915


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'[Tuesday] September [...] 27th. [...] Read all the morning Das Bild von Houwald with Mr. G[ambs]. It is a charming tragedy in the romantic style and the novelty of the invention & yet its naturalness is delightful [goes on to quote at length from Act I scene 5].' [also records reading this text, with Chretien-Hermann Gambs, in journal entries for 28 and 29 September 1825]

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 27 Sep 1825 and 29 Sep 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:

Ernst Christoph von Houwald

Title:

Das Bild: Trauerspiel in funf Akten

Genre:

Drama, Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

Source editor suggests 1822 Leipzig edition

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

15915

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:

360-361

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Claire Clairmont, Marion Kingston Stocking (ed.), The Journals of Claire Clairmont, (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1968), p. 360-361, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=15915, accessed: 16 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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