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Record 2328

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Byron to John Murray, 24 November 1818, explaining reasons for animosity toward Robert Southey: 'I have read his review of Hunt [in the Quarterly Review], where he has attacked Shelley in an oblique and shabby manner.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1818 and 24 Nov 1818
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)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author:
Title: Review of Leigh Hunt, Foliage
Genre: Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: In The Quarterly Review, Jan 1818 (published June).
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 2328  
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: 6
  Page: 83
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: George Gordon Lord Byron, Leslie A. Marchand (ed.), Byron's Letters and Journals (London, 1976), 6, p. 83, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=2328, accessed: 24 September 2022

Additional comments:

Editor notes in p.83 n.1 that review was "probably by John Taylor Coleridge and not by Southey as Byron supposed."

 

 

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