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Record 2024

Reading Experience:

Byron to John Murray, 22 November 1812: 'I have in charge a curious and very long MS. poem written by Lord Brooke (the friend of Sir Philip Sidney) (which I wish to submit to the inspection of Mr. Gifford with the following queries ... whether it has ever been published & secondly (if not) whether it is worth publication? - It is from Ld. Oxford's library & must have escaped or been overlooked amongst the M.SS. of the Harleian Miscellany. The writing is Ld. Brooke's except a different hand towards the close, it is ... in the six line stanza ... '
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 18 Oct 1812 and 22 Nov 1812
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: n/a
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: Lord Brooke
Title: [untitled manuscript]
Genre: Poetry, Miscellany / Anthology
Form of Text: Manuscript: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: borrowed (private library)
from library of Lord Oxford


Source Information:

Record ID: 2024  
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: 249
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: George Gordon Lord Byron, Leslie A. Marchand (ed.), Byron's Letters and Journals (London, 1973), 2, p. 249,, accessed: 04 March 2024

Additional comments:



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