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Record 2000

Reading Experience:

Byron to Francis Hodgson, 9 September 1811: 'Dear Hodgson, - I have been a good deal in your company lately, for I have been reading Juvenal & Lady Jane &ca for the first time since my return.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 9 Aug 1811 and 9 Sep 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)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Francis Hodgson
Title: [translation of Juvenal]
Genre: Classics, Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Unknown
Publication details: 1807
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 2000  
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: 95
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: George Gordon Lord Byron, Leslie A. Marchand (ed.), Byron's Letters and Journals (London, 1973), 2, p. 95,, accessed: 27 January 2023

Additional comments:



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