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Record Number: 2264


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Byron to John Murray, 3 March 1817, on review of his work in Quarterly Review received two days previously: '... I ... flatter myself that the writer ... will not regret that the perusal of this has given me as much gratification -- as any composition of that nature could give -- & more than any other ever has given ...'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Mar 1817 and 3 Mar 1817

Country:

Italy

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Venice

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:

Italy

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Walter Scott

Title:

Review of Byron, Childe Harold Canto III and The Prisoner of Chillon, a Dream, and other Poems

Genre:

Essays / Criticism

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

In The Quarterly Review, October 1816

Provenance

unknown
Sent by John Murray


Source Information:

Record ID:

2264

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:

178

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

George Gordon Lord Byron, Leslie A. Marchand (ed.), Byron's Letters and Journals (London, 1976), 5, p. 178, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=2264, accessed: 29 November 2022


Additional Comments:

See note 1 to this letter on p.178 of source, for details of article's author.

   
   
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