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Record 2177

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Byron to Annabella Milbanke, early in their engagement, 19 September 1814: 'When your letter arrived my sister was sitting near me and grew frightened at the effect of it's contents -- which was even painful for a moment -- not a long one -- nor am I often so shaken.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 18 Sep 1814 and 19 Sep 1814
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: specific address: Newstead Abbey, Nottinghamshire
   
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)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Annabella Milbanke
Title: [letter]
Genre: letter
Form of Text: Manuscript: Letter
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 2177  
Source - Print  
  Author: George Gordon Lord Byron
  Editor: Leslie A. Marchand
  Title: Byron's Letters and Journals
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1975
  Vol: 4
  Page: 176
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: George Gordon Lord Byron, Leslie A. Marchand (ed.), Byron's Letters and Journals (London, 1975), 4, p. 176, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=2177, accessed: 04 October 2022

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