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Record 2274

Reading Experience:

Byron to John Murray, 2 April 1817: 'There have been two Articles in the Venice papers one a review of C. Lamb's "Glenarvon" ... the other a review of C[hilde] Har[ol]d in whiich it proclaims me the most rebellious and contumacious Admmirer of Buonaparte -- now surviving in Europe; -- both these Articles are translations from the literary Gazette of German Jena ... they are some weeks old ... I have conserved these papers as curiosities.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Mar 1817 and 2 Apr 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: Poet
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:

Title: reviews of Caroline Lamb, Glenarvon, and Byron, Childe Harold Canto III
Genre: Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: 1817
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 2274  
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: 204
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: George Gordon Lord Byron, Leslie A. Marchand (ed.), Byron's Letters and Journals (London, 1976), 5, p. 204,, accessed: 25 July 2024

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