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Record 1927

Reading Experience:

Byron to Francis Hodgson, 20 January 1811: 'I wish to be sure I had a few books ... any damned nonsense on a long Evening. - I had a straggling number of the E[dinburgh] Review given me by a compassionate Capt. of a frigate lately, it contains the reply to the Oxonian pamphlet, on the Strabonic controversy, the reviewer seems to be in a perilous passion ... '
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1811 and 20 Jan 1811
Country: Greece
Time: n/a
Place: city: Athens
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: Various
Title: Edinburgh Review
Genre: Essays / Criticism, Miscellany / Anthology
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodicalManuscript: Letter
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 1927  
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: 37-38
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: George Gordon Lord Byron, Leslie A. Marchand (ed.), Byron's Letters and Journals (London, 1973), 2, p. 37-38,, accessed: 25 July 2024

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