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Record Number: 2436


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Byron to William Bankes, 26 February 1820: 'I have more of Scott's novels (for surely they are Scott's) since we met, and am more and more delighted. I think that I even prefer them to his poetry, which ... I redde for the first time in my life in your rooms in Trinity College.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

unknown

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Cambridge
specific address: Trinity College

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:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Walter Scott

Title:

[poems]

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: BookManuscript: Letter

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

2436

Source:

Print

Author:

George Gordon Lord Byron

Editor:

Leslie A. Marchand

Title:

Byron's Letters and Journals

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1977

Vol:

7

Page:

45

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

George Gordon Lord Byron, Leslie A. Marchand (ed.), Byron's Letters and Journals (London, 1977), 7, p. 45, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=2436, accessed: 27 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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