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Record Number: 2613


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Byron to John Murray, 1 March 1821: 'Give my love to Sir W. Scott -- & tell him to write more novels; -- pray send out Waverley and the Guy M[annering] -- and the Antiquary -- It is five years since I have had a copy -- -- I have read all the others forty times.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1814 and 31 Dec 1821

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:

Unknown

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:

Walter Scott

Title:

[various novels]

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: BookManuscript: Letter

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

2613

Source:

Print

Author:

George Gordon Lord Byron

Editor:

Leslie A. Marchand

Title:

Byron's Letters and Journals

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1978

Vol:

8

Page:

88

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

George Gordon Lord Byron, Leslie A. Marchand (ed.), Byron's Letters and Journals (London, 1978), 8, p. 88, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=2613, accessed: 27 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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