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Record 25552

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Byron's example has formed a sort of Upper House of poetry. There is Lord Leveson Gower a very clever young man. Lord Porchester too, nephew to Mrs Scott of Harden, a young man who lies on the carpet and looks poetical and dandyish - fine lad too - But There be many peers Ere such another Byron.' (footnote - An allusion to Cymbeline)
Century: 1800-1849
Date: unknown
Country: n/a
Time: n/a
Place: Edinburgh
   
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:Walter Scott
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 15 Aug 1771
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Novelist, poet and lawyer.
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: Scotland
Country of experience: n/a
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: William Shakespeare
Title: Cymbeline
Genre: Drama
Form of Text: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 25552  
Source - Print  
  Author: Walter Scott
  Editor: W.E.K. Anderson
  Title: The Journal of Walter Scott
  Place of Publication: Edinburgh
  Date of Publication: 1998
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 13
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Walter Scott, W.E.K. Anderson (ed.), The Journal of Walter Scott (Edinburgh, 1998), p. 13, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=25552, accessed: 26 May 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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