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Record 2232

Reading Experience:

'Murray had written to Byron on September 12 [1816] that he had carried the manuscript of the third canto of Childe Harold to [William] Gifford [his literary advisor]... Although Gifford was suffering from jaundice, he sat up until he had finished the whole of it ...'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Sep 1816 and 30 Sep 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:William Gifford
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth Apr 1756
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
Religion: unknown
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: George Gordon Lord Byron
Title: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage Canto III
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Manuscript: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: borrowed (other)


Source Information:

Record ID: 2232  
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: 105
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: George Gordon Lord Byron, Leslie A. Marchand (ed.), Byron's Letters and Journals (London, 1976), 5, p. 105,, accessed: 07 December 2023

Additional comments:

Noted in p.105 note 1 of source.



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