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Record Number: 26393


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'There were conflicting voices among those who had read the MS. [of Byron's Memoirs]. Lord John Russell and Lord Holland said there were at most four or five indelicate pages [...] Lord Rancliffe told [John Cam] Hobhouse that "the flames were the fit place for it," and that no decent person could regret the destruction.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

unknown

Country:

n/a

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:

Lord John Russell

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Royalty / aristocracy

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

n/a

Country of Experience:

n/a

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

George Gordon Lord Byron

Title:

Memoirs

Genre:

Autobiog / Diary

Form of Text:

Manuscript: Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

26393

Source:

Print

Author:

Ethel Colburn Mayne

Editor:

n/a

Title:

The Life and Letters of Anne Isabella, Lady Noel Byron

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1929

Vol:

n/a

Page:

312 n.1

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Ethel Colburn Mayne, The Life and Letters of Anne Isabella, Lady Noel Byron (London, 1929), p. 312 n.1, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=26393, accessed: 18 January 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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