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Record Number: 2666


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Byron to John Murray, 8 February 1822: 'Attacks upon me were to be expected [following publication of his Biblical drama Cain] -- but I perceive one upon you in the papers which I confess that I did not expect.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Feb 1822 and 8 Feb 1822

Country:

Italy

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Pisa

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:

Oxoniensis [pseud.]

Title:

Remonstrance against Cain

Genre:

Essays / Criticism

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

2666

Source:

Print

Author:

George Gordon Lord Byron

Editor:

Leslie A. Marchand

Title:

Byron's Letters and Journals

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1979

Vol:

9

Page:

103

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

George Gordon Lord Byron, Leslie A. Marchand (ed.), Byron's Letters and Journals (London, 1979), 9, p. 103, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=2666, accessed: 22 January 2022


Additional Comments:

See also n.1 to this letter on p.103 of source.

   
   
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