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Record 2217

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Byron to Pryce Gordon, [?June 1816]: '... I cannot tell you what a treat your gift of Casti has been to me; I have almost got him by heart. I had read his "Animali Parlanti," but I think these "Novelle" much better ...'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Until: 30 Jun 1816
Country: unknown
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:George Gordon Lord Byron
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 22 Jan 1788
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
Religion: Agnostic
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: unknown
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Giambattista Casti
Title: Animali Parlante
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 2217  
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: 80
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: George Gordon Lord Byron, Leslie A. Marchand (ed.), Byron's Letters and Journals (London, 1976), 5, p. 80, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=2217, accessed: 25 September 2022

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