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Record 16899

Reading Experience:

'I saw my Father today who is quite delighted with Mr Moore's book - indeed who is not? - He thinks the whole sets Lord Byron in the light he best deserves - Generous open hearted and kind - He particularly thinks beautiful the account of the first acquaintance between Lord Byron and Mr Moore' [Letter to John Murray]
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 18 Jan 1830 and 26 Jan 1830
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
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:William Godwin
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 3 Mar 1756
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: author
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Thomas Moore
Title: Life of Lord Byron
Genre: Biography
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 16899  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Betty T. Bennett
  Title: The Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
  Place of Publication: Baltimore / London
  Date of Publication: 1983
  Vol: II
  Page: 104
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Betty T. Bennett (ed.), The Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (Baltimore / London, 1983), II, p. 104,, accessed: 01 February 2023

Additional comments:



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