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Record Number: 2326


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Byron to John Murray, 17 July 1818: 'I have seen one or two late English publications -- which are no great things --except Rob Roy.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jul 1818 and 17 Jul 1818

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:

Rob Roy

Genre:

Fiction, History

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

2326

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:

6

Page:

61

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

George Gordon Lord Byron, Leslie A. Marchand (ed.), Byron's Letters and Journals (London, 1976), 6, p. 61, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=2326, accessed: 27 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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