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Record Number: 2189


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Byron to unknown author of volume of poems sent to him the previous day, 18 July 1815: 'the satisfaction I experienced from the perusal, made me anxious for the immediate acquaintance and society of the Gentleman, who has so kindly favoured the world with the production of his leisure hours.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 17 Jul 1815 and 18 Jul 1815

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: London

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:

unknown

Title:

unknown

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

2189

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:

304

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

George Gordon Lord Byron, Leslie A. Marchand (ed.), Byron's Letters and Journals (London, 1975), 4, p. 304, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=2189, accessed: 04 July 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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