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Record Number: 2252


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Byron to Thomas Moore, 17 November 1816: 'By the way, I suppose you have seen "Glenarvon". Madame de Stael lent it to me to read from Copet last autumn. It seems to me that if the authoress had written the truth ... the romance would not only have been more romantic, but more entertaining.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Sep 1815 and 1 Nov 1815

Country:

unknown

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:

unknown

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Lady Caroline Lamb

Title:

Glenarvon

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

1816

Provenance

borrowed (other)


Source Information:

Record ID:

2252

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:

131

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

George Gordon Lord Byron, Leslie A. Marchand (ed.), Byron's Letters and Journals (London, 1976), 5, p. 131, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=2252, accessed: 24 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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