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Record 1932

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Byron to John Cam Hobhouse, 10 August 1811, within two weeks of his mother's death: 'I am very lonely, & should think myself miserable, were it not for a kind of hysterical merriment ... I have tried reading & boxing, & swimming, & writing ... with a number of ineffectual remedies ... '
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 20 Jul 1811 and 10 Aug 1811
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: specific address: Newstead Abbey, Nottinghamshire
   
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: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: unknown
Title: unknown
Genre: Unknown
Form of Text: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 1932  
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: 70
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: George Gordon Lord Byron, Leslie A. Marchand (ed.), Byron's Letters and Journals (London, 1973), 2, p. 70, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1932, accessed: 24 September 2022

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