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Record 10078

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
[transcription of Moore's poem 'Gazel' in what seems to be Lady Caroline's Hand]
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 3 Jun 1805 and 26 Jan 1828
Country: England, Ireland, or France
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:Lady Caroline Lamb
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 13 Nov 1785
Socio-economic group: Royalty / aristocracy
Occupation: socialite, novelist, inflential member of Whig political elite
Religion: Christian
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England, Ireland, or France
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: (n?e Ponsonby)

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Thomas Moore
Title: 'Gazel'
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 10078  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Lady Caroline Lamb (n?e Ponsonby)
  Title: [commonplace book 2]
  Location: John Murray Archive
  Call no: Acc.12604/4106
  Page/folio: 12r

Citation: Lady Caroline Lamb (n?e Ponsonby), [commonplace book 2] John Murray Archive, p. Acc.12604/4106, p. 12r, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=10078, accessed: 26 May 2019

Additional comments:

Lady Caroline herself does not give the entry a title and has not attributed these lines to Moore, but they are surely his. Transcribed by Lindsey Eckert.

 

 

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