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Record 2067

Reading Experience:

Byron to Zachary Macaulay (editor of the Christian Observer), 3 December 1813: 'Sir / - I have just finished the perusal of an article in the "Christian Observer" on ye. "Giaour." - You perhaps are unacquainted with ye. writer ... I only wish you would have the goodness to thank him very sincerely on my part for ye. pleasure ... which the perusal of a very able and I believe just criticism has afforded me. ... this is ye. first notice I have for some years taken of any public criticism good or bad in the way of either thanks or defence ... '
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 3 Dec 1813
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
specific address: 4 Bennet Street, St James's
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: Various
Title: Christian Observer
Genre: Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: 1813
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 2067  
Source - Print  
  Author: George Gordon Lord Byron
  Editor: Leslie A. Marchand
  Title: Byron's Letters and Journals
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1974
  Vol: 3
  Page: 189-90
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: George Gordon Lord Byron, Leslie A. Marchand (ed.), Byron's Letters and Journals (London, 1974), 3, p. 189-90,, accessed: 25 July 2024

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