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Record Number: 2236


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Byron to John Murray, 5 October 1816: 'I have read the last E[dinburgh] R[eview] they are very severe on the Germans -- and their idol Goethe -- I have also read Wedderburne Webster -- and Ilderim -- and the Pamphleteer. -- --'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Oct 1816 and 31 Oct 1816

Country:

Switzerland

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:

Switzerland

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

anon

Title:

review of Goethe, Aus meinem Leben, Dichtung und Wahrheit

Genre:

Essays / Criticism

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodicalManuscript: Unknown

Publication Details

In Edinburgh Review, June 1816

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

2236

Source:

Print

Author:

George Gordon Lord Byron

Editor:

Leslie A. Marchand

Title:

Byron's Letters and Journals

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1976

Vol:

5

Page:

111

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

George Gordon Lord Byron, Leslie A. Marchand (ed.), Byron's Letters and Journals (London, 1976), 5, p. 111, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=2236, accessed: 09 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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