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Record Number: 2207


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Byron to Leigh Hunt, [4-6 November, 1815]: 'The paper on the Methodists was sure to raise the bristles of the godly -- I redde it and agree with the writer on one point ... that an addiction to poetry is very generally the result of "an uneasy mind in an uneasy body" ...'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 4 Nov 1815 and 6 Nov 1815

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:

unknown

Title:

[paper on the Methodists]

Genre:

Essays / Criticism

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

In The Examiner, 22 October 1815

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

2207

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:

332

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

George Gordon Lord Byron, Leslie A. Marchand (ed.), Byron's Letters and Journals (London, 1975), 4, p. 332, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=2207, accessed: 03 July 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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