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Record Number: 2099


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

In extract from journal of George Frederick Cooke in W. Dunlap, Memoirs of George Frederick Cooke: "Read English Bards and Scotch Reviewers, by Lord Byron. It is well written, His Lordship is rather severe ... on Walter Scott ... "

Century:

Date:

Between 1809 and 1812

Country:

USA

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Albany
other location: reading room

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 Frederick Cooke

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1756

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Actor

Religion:

unknown

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

USA

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

George Gordon Lord Byron

Title:

English Bards and Scotch Reviewers

Genre:

Essays / Criticism, Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

1809

Provenance

read in situ
in reading room


Source Information:

Record ID:

2099

Source:

Print

Author:

George Gordon Lord Byron

Editor:

Leslie A. Marchand

Title:

Byron's Letters and Journals

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1974

Vol:

3

Page:

230

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

George Gordon Lord Byron, Leslie A. Marchand (ed.), Byron's Letters and Journals (London, 1974), 3, p. 230, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=2099, accessed: 26 May 2024


Additional Comments:

Noted in Byron's Letters and Journals p.230 n.1; see also pp.229-30.

   
   
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