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Record Number: 2176


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Byron to Thomas Moore, 15 September 1814: 'I believe I told you of Larry and Jacquy [ie Lara and Jacqueline, poems by Byron and Samuel Rogers respectively, published together]. A friend of mine was reading -- or at least a friend of his was reading -- said Larry and Jacquy in a Brighton coach. A passenger took up the book and queried as to the author. The proprietor said "there were two" -- to which the answer of the unknown was, "Ay, ay, a joint concern, I suppose, summot like Sternhold and Hopkins [publishers in 1547 of versified Psalms, which went into many editions]." 'Is not this excellent?'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Sep 1814 and 15 Sep 1814

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

other location: coach

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:

anon

Age:

Unknown

Gender:

Unknown

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Unknown/NA

Occupation:

unknown

Religion:

unknown

Country of Origin:

unknown

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

traveller in a coach to Brighton



Text Being Read:

Author:

George Gordon Lord Byron

Title:

Lara; Jacqueline

Genre:

Fiction, Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

1814; co-authored publication by Byron and Samuel Rogers

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

2176

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:

173

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

George Gordon Lord Byron, Leslie A. Marchand (ed.), Byron's Letters and Journals (London, 1975), 4, p. 173, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=2176, accessed: 04 March 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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