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Record Number: 2164


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Byron to Lady Melbourne, April- 1 May 1814, on his relations with his half-sister: 'it is odd that I always had a foreboding -- and remember when quite a child reading the Roman History -- about a marriage I will tell you of when we me[et] -- asking ma mere -- why I should not marry +'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

unknown

Country:

England

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:

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

unknown

Title:

[Roman History]

Genre:

Classics, History, Biography, Politics

Form of Text:

Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

2164

Source:

Print

Author:

George Gordon Lord Byron

Editor:

Leslie A. Marchand

Title:

Byron's Letters and Journals

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1975

Vol:

4

Page:

112

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

George Gordon Lord Byron, Leslie A. Marchand (ed.), Byron's Letters and Journals (London, 1975), 4, p. 112, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=2164, accessed: 01 July 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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