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Record 2264

Reading Experience:

Byron to John Murray, 3 March 1817, on review of his work in Quarterly Review received two days previously: '... I ... flatter myself that the writer ... will not regret that the perusal of this has given me as much gratification -- as any composition of that nature could give -- & more than any other ever has given ...'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Mar 1817 and 3 Mar 1817
Country: Italy
Time: n/a
Place: city: Venice
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: Italy
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Walter Scott
Title: Review of Byron, Childe Harold Canto III and The Prisoner of Chillon, a Dream, and other Poems
Genre: Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: In The Quarterly Review, October 1816
Provenance: unknown
Sent by John Murray


Source Information:

Record ID: 2264  
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: 178
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: George Gordon Lord Byron, Leslie A. Marchand (ed.), Byron's Letters and Journals (London, 1976), 5, p. 178,, accessed: 25 July 2024

Additional comments:

See note 1 to this letter on p.178 of source, for details of article's author.



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