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Record 27398

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
John Wilson Croker to John Murray (1831), on the second volume of Moore's Life of Byron: 'No doubt there are longeurs, but really not many. The most teasing part is the blanks, which perplex without concealing [comments further].'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1831 and 31 Jan 1831
Country: n/a
Time: night
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:John Wilson Croker
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
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: Thomas Moore
Title: Life of Byron (vol 2)
Genre: Poetry, Biography
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: Published by John Murray, January 1831
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 27398  
Source - Print  
  Author: Samuel Smiles
  Editor: n/a
  Title: A Publisher and His Friends: Memoir and Correspondence of the Late John Murray
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1891
  Vol: 2
  Page: 321-322; 321
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Samuel Smiles, A Publisher and His Friends: Memoir and Correspondence of the Late John Murray (London, 1891), 2, p. 321-322; 321, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=27398, accessed: 22 May 2019

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