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Record 1922

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Byron to Edward Ellice, 4 July 1810: 'I hear your friend Brougham is in the lower house mouthing at the ministry ... you remember he would not believe that I had written my pestilent Satire [English Bards and Scotch Reviewers], now that was very cruel and unlike me, for the moment I read his speech, I believed it to be his entire from Exordium to Peroration.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1810 and 4 Jul 1810
Country: Turkey
Time: n/a
Place: city: Constantinople
   
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: Writer
Religion: Agnostic
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: Turkey
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Henry Brougham
Title: [speech]
Genre: Politics
Form of Text: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 1922  
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: 255
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: George Gordon Lord Byron, Leslie A. Marchand (ed.), Byron's Letters and Journals (London, 1973), 1, p. 255, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1922, accessed: 01 October 2022

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