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Record Number: 2167


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Byron to John Murray, 24 July 1814: 'Waverley is the best & most interesting novel I have redde since -- I don't know when -- I like it as much as I hate Patronage and Wanderer -- & O'donnel and all the feminine trash of the last four months ... '

Century:

Date:

Between 1 Jul 1814 and 24 Jul 1814

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:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

22 Jan 1788

Socio-Economic Group:

Royalty / aristocracy

Occupation:

Writer

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:

Walter Scott

Title:

Waverley

Genre:

Fiction, History

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

1814

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

2167

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:

146

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

George Gordon Lord Byron, Leslie A. Marchand (ed.), Byron's Letters and Journals (London, 1975), 4, p. 146, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=2167, accessed: 27 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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