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Record 1925

Reading Experience:

Byron to Francis Hodgson, 3 October 1810: 'I have seen some old English papers up to the 15th. of May, I see the "Lady of the Lake" advertised[;] of course it is in his old ballad style, and pretty, after all Scott is the best of them.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Oct 1810 and 31 Oct 1810
Country: Greece
Time: n/a
Place: city: Patras
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: Greece
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Anon
Title: advertisement for Scott, The Lady of The Lake
Genre: Essays / Criticism, Miscellany / Anthology
Form of Text: Print: Advertisement, NewspaperUnknown
Publication details: 1810
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 1925  
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: 2
  Page: 20
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: George Gordon Lord Byron, Leslie A. Marchand (ed.), Byron's Letters and Journals (London, 1973), 2, p. 20,, accessed: 25 July 2024

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