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Record 2118

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Byron's Journal (14 November 1813-19 April 1814), 15 March 1814: 'Redde a satire on myself, called Anti-Byron, and told Murray to publish it if he liked. The object of the Author is to prove me an Atheist and a systematic conspirator against law and government. Some of the verse is good; the prose I don't quite understand.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 15 Mar 1814
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 Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 22 Jan 1788
Socio-economic group: Royalty / aristocracy
Occupation: Poet
Religion: Agnostic
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: unknown
Title: Anti-Byron
Genre: Other religious, Essays / Criticism, Poetry, Politics
Form of Text: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: read in situ
Apparently at John Murray's establishment

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 2118  
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: 251
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: George Gordon Lord Byron, Leslie A. Marchand (ed.), Byron's Letters and Journals (London, 1974), 3, p. 251, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=2118, accessed: 24 September 2022

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