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Record Number: 9299


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'they read books together and discussed them; Scott's "Lord of the Isles" was sent to Byron by Murray. It they did not only discuss, for he pointed out to her, "with a miserable smile", the description of the wayward bridegroom'.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 2 Jan 1815 and 1 Feb 1815

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Halnaby

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:

poet

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:

Walter Scott

Title:

Lord of the Isles

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

9299

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:

163

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Ethel Colburn Mayne, The Life and Letters of Anne Isabella, Lady Noel Byron (London, 1969), p. 163, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=9299, accessed: 01 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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