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Record 10006

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'I read his own [Byron's] memoirs before Murray burnt them.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1823 and 17 May 1824
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:Lady Caroline Lamb
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 13 Nov 1785
Socio-economic group: Royalty / aristocracy
Occupation: socialite, novelist, inflential member of the Whig political elite
Religion: Christian
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n?e Ponsonby

 

Text Being Read:

Author: George Gordon, Lord Byron
Title: [Memoirs]
Genre: Autobiog / Diary
Form of Text: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: borrowed (private library)

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 10006  
Source - Print  
  Author: Lady Caroline Lamb (n?e Ponsonby)
  Editor: Paul Douglass
  Title: The Whole Disgraceful Truth: Selected Letters of Lady Caroline Lamb
  Place of Publication: New York
  Date of Publication: 2006
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 203
  Additional comments: Letter to Thomas Medwin November 1824.

Citation: Lady Caroline Lamb (n?e Ponsonby), Paul Douglass (ed.), The Whole Disgraceful Truth: Selected Letters of Lady Caroline Lamb (New York, 2006), n/a, p. 203, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=10006, accessed: 23 June 2024

Additional comments:

It is unclear exactly when Lady Caroline read these memoirs which were burned on 17 May 1824.

 

 

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