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Record 2099

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
In extract from journal of George Frederick Cooke in W. Dunlap, Memoirs of George Frederick Cooke: "Read English Bards and Scotch Reviewers, by Lord Byron. It is well written, His Lordship is rather severe ... on Walter Scott ... "
Century:
Date: Between 1809 and 1812
Country: USA
Time: n/a
Place: city: Albany
other location: reading room
   
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 Frederick Cooke
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1756
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Actor
Religion: unknown
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: USA
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: George Gordon Lord Byron
Title: English Bards and Scotch Reviewers
Genre: Essays / Criticism, Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1809
Provenance: read in situ
in reading room

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 2099  
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: 230
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: George Gordon Lord Byron, Leslie A. Marchand (ed.), Byron's Letters and Journals (London, 1974), 3, p. 230, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=2099, accessed: 07 October 2022

Additional comments:

Noted in Byron's Letters and Journals p.230 n.1; see also pp.229-30.

 

 

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