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Record Number: 2266


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Byron to Thomas Moore, 25 March 1817, on Alpine travels in 1816: 'I kept a journal of the whole for my sister Augusta, which she copied and let Murray see.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1816 and 31 Dec 1817

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:

Augusta Leigh

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

26 Jan 1783

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

Wife

Religion:

Christian

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:

George Gordon Lord Byron

Title:

travel journal

Genre:

Autobiog / Diary, Geography / Travel

Form of Text:

Manuscript: Codex

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

2266

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:

188

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

George Gordon Lord Byron, Leslie A. Marchand (ed.), Byron's Letters and Journals (London, 1976), 5, p. 188, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=2266, accessed: 27 March 2023


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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