King Lear

Reading experience

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King Lear

Reading experience
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Evidence

"Saturday August 27th. Reach Lucerne about half after twelve [p.m.] -- Go to the Cheval. Read King Richard III. & King Lear. Quite Horrified -- [I] can"t describe my feelings for [th]e moment -- when Cornwall tears [ou]t the eyes of the Duke of Gloster -- This Play is the most melancholy & produces almost stupendous despair on the reader -- Such refinement in wickedness & cruelty".

Source

The Journals of Claire Clairmont

Text being read

EuRED : text status
TST4
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TFO02
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TPR215

Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Clairmont, Claire
Aged 16 [Experience in 1814, born in 1798]

Details of the reading experience

Date of Reading Experience
August 27 1814
Time of Reading Experience
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Place of reading experience
Switzerland
EuRED : emotions
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EuRED : environment
EuRED : lighting
EuRED : testimony
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Notes
Location identified in p.31 n.20 in source.

How to cite this record

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http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/68405
Accessed on 2019/12/14 01:04:53

Related place
Switzerland
Related people
Clairmont, Claire
Related text or manuscript
The Journals of Claire Clairmont
Related place
Switzerland
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King Lear

Reading experience
Identifer:
ukred-15157

Evidence

"Saturday August 27th. Reach Lucerne about half after twelve [p.m.] -- Go to the Cheval. Read King Richard III. & King Lear. Quite Horrified -- [I] can"t describe my feelings for [th]e moment -- when Cornwall tears [ou]t the eyes of the Duke of Gloster -- This Play is the most melancholy & produces almost stupendous despair on the reader -- Such refinement in wickedness & cruelty".

Source

The Journals of Claire Clairmont

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TST4
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TFO02
EuRED : text provenance
TPR215

Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Clairmont, Claire
Aged 16 [Experience in 1814, born in 1798]

Details of the reading experience

Date of Reading Experience
August 27 1814
Time of Reading Experience
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Switzerland
EuRED : emotions
EuRED : intensity
EuRED : environment
EuRED : lighting
EuRED : testimony
EuRED : reliability
Notes
Location identified in p.31 n.20 in source.

How to cite this record

You can copy this item for personal use, share it, and post it on a blog or website. It cannot be used commercially without permission. Please ensure the following credit accompanies it:

The Journals of Claire Clairmont
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/68405
Accessed on 2019/12/14 01:04:53

Related place
Switzerland
Related people
Clairmont, Claire
Related text or manuscript
The Journals of Claire Clairmont
Related place
Switzerland
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