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Record 2219

Reading Experience:

Byron to John Murray, 22 July 1816, on advertisement falsely ascribing authorship of various poems to him: 'I enclose you an advertisement -- which was copied by Dr. P[olidori] -- & which appears to be about the most impudent imposition that ever issued from Grub Street.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jul 1816 and 22 Jul 1816
Country: Switzerland
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:John Polidori
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 7 Sep 1795
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Doctor
Religion: unknown
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: Switzerland
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Title: advertisement for publications
Genre: advertisement
Form of Text: Print: Advertisement
Publication details: 1816
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 2219  
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: 84
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: George Gordon Lord Byron, Leslie A. Marchand (ed.), Byron's Letters and Journals (London, 1976), 5, p. 84,, accessed: 01 June 2023

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