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Record 2215

Reading Experience:

Byron to Leigh Hunt, [?March-April 1816], on receptions of his poem The Story of Rimini: 'my sister and cousin ... were in fixed perusal & delight with it ...'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1816 and 30 Apr 1816
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: n/a
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:Augusta Leigh
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 26 Jan 1783
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: Wife
Religion: Christian
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: Leigh Hunt
Title: The Story of Rimini
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 2215  
Source - Print  
  Author: George Gordon Lord Byron
  Editor: Leslie A. Marchand
  Title: Byron's Letters and Journals
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1976
  Vol: 5
  Page: 58
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: George Gordon Lord Byron, Leslie A. Marchand (ed.), Byron's Letters and Journals (London, 1976), 5, p. 58,, accessed: 27 January 2023

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