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Record 2088

Reading Experience:

In Byron's Journal (14 November 1813-19 April 1814), 23 November 1813: "Redde the Ruminator - a collection of Essays, by a strange, but able, old man (Sir E[gerton] B[rydges], and a half-wild young one, author of a Poem on the Highlands, called Childe Alarique. The word 'sensibility' (always my aversion) occurs a thousand times in these Essays ... This young man can know nothing of life ... "
Date: Between Nov 1813 and Nov 1813
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
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 n/a
Gender Male
Date of Birth 22 Jan 1788
Socio-economic group: Royalty / aristocracy
Occupation: Writer
Religion: n/a
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: Sir Egerton Brydges
Title: The Ruminator: containing a series of moral, critical and sentimental Essays
Genre: Essays / Criticism, Miscellany / Anthology
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1813
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 2088  
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: 217
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: George Gordon Lord Byron, Leslie A. Marchand (ed.), Byron's Letters and Journals (London, 1974), 3, p. 217,, accessed: 19 July 2024

Additional comments:

Co-author of the text being read was Robert Pearse Gillies.



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