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Record 2656

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Byron's "Detached Thoughts" (15 October 1821-18 May 1822), on Harrow master Dr. Drury: 'My first Harrow verses (that is English as exercises) a translation of a Chorus from "the Prometheus" of Aeschylus -- were received by him but coolly ...'
Century: 1700-1799, 1800-1849
Date: unknown
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: specific address: Harrow School
   
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 Child (0-17)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 22 Jan 1788
Socio-economic group: Royalty / aristocracy
Occupation: child; later poet
Religion: Agnostic
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Aeschylus
Title: Prometheus Bound
Genre: Classics, Drama, Poetry
Form of Text: Print: BookManuscript: Letter
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 2656  
Source - Print  
  Author: George Gordon Lord Byron
  Editor: Leslie A. Marchand
  Title: Byron's Letters and Journals
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1979
  Vol: 9
  Page: 43
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: George Gordon Lord Byron, Leslie A. Marchand (ed.), Byron's Letters and Journals (London, 1979), 9, p. 43, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=2656, accessed: 18 April 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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