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Record 1889

Reading Experience:

Byron to William J. Bankes, on having received 'two Critical opinions, from Edinburgh' (of Lord Woodhouselee and Henry Mackenzie) in praise of his Poems on Various Occasions: 'I am not personally acquainted with either of these Gentlemen ... their praise is voluntary, and transmitted through the Medium, of a Friend, at whose house, they read the productions.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1807 and 31 Dec 1807
Country: Scotland
Time: n/a
Place: city: Edinburgh
specific address: Apparently house of John Pigot
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:Henry Mackenzie
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth Aug 1745
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: author
Religion: Christian
Country of origin: Scotland
Country of experience: Scotland
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: George Gordon, Lord Byron
Title: Poems on Various Occasions
Genre: Poetry, Miscellany / Anthology
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1807
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 1889  
Source - Print  
  Author: George Gordon Lord Byron
  Editor: Leslie A. Marchand
  Title: Byron's Letters and Journals
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1973
  Vol: 1
  Page: 112
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: George Gordon Lord Byron, Leslie A. Marchand (ed.), Byron's Letters and Journals (London, 1973), 1, p. 112,, accessed: 29 November 2023

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