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Record 2275

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Byron to Samuel Rogers, 4 April 1817: 'Will you remember me to Ld. and Lady Holland -- I have to thank the former for a book which I have not yet received -- but expect to reperuse with great pleasure on my return -- viz -- the 2d. Edition of Lope de Vega.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: unknown
Country: Unknown
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:George Gordon Lord Byron
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 22 Jan 1788
Socio-economic group: Royalty / aristocracy
Occupation: Poet
Religion: Agnostic
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: Unknown
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Lord Holland
Title: Some Account of the Life and Writings of Lope Felix de Vega Carpio
Genre: Essays / Criticism, Biography
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: Published anonymously, 1807
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 2275  
Source - Print  
  Author: George Gordon Lord Byron
  Editor: Leslie A. Marchand
  Title: Byron's Letters and Journals
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1976
  Vol: 5
  Page: 206
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: George Gordon Lord Byron, Leslie A. Marchand (ed.), Byron's Letters and Journals (London, 1976), 5, p. 206, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=2275, accessed: 21 August 2019

Additional comments:

Edition sent to Byron and referred to in this letter is the new edition of 1817, published under Lord Holland's own name (see note 2 to this letter on p.206 of source).

 

 

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