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Record Number: 9287


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'she asked [Byron] to recommend her some books of modern history. At present she was reading Sismondi's "Italian Republics". And she had read "Lara". Shakespeare alone possessed the same power as Byron had there displayed'.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 16 Aug 1814 and 25 Aug 1814

Country:

England

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:

Anne Isabella (Annabella) Milbanke

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

17 May 1792

Socio-Economic Group:

Royalty / aristocracy

Occupation:

unknown

Religion:

unknown

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:

George Gordon, Lord Byron

Title:

Lara

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

9287

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:

1969

Vol:

n/a

Page:

105

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Ethel Colburn Mayne, The Life and Letters of Anne Isabella, Lady Noel Byron (London, 1969), p. 105, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=9287, accessed: 06 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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