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Record Number: 2627


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Byron to Thomas Moore, 5 July 1821: 'I have had a curious letter to-day from a girl in England ... It is signed simply N. N. A. ... She simply says that she is dying, and that as I had contributed so highly to her existing pleasure, she thought that she might say so ...'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

5 Jul 1821

Country:

Italy

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Ravenna

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:

[N. N. A.] anon

Title:

[private letter]

Genre:

Essays / Criticism

Form of Text:

Manuscript: Letter

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

2627

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:

146

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

George Gordon Lord Byron, Leslie A. Marchand (ed.), Byron's Letters and Journals (London, 1978), 8, p. 146, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=2627, accessed: 09 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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