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Record 2332

Reading Experience:

Byron to the Editor of Galingani's Messenger, 27 April 1819: 'Sir, -- In various numbers of your Journal -- I have seen mentioned a work entitled "The Vampire" with the addition of my name as that of the Author. -- I am not the author and never heard of the work in question until now. In a more recent paper I perceive a formal annunciation of "the Vampire" with the addition of an account of my "residence in the Island of Mitylene" ... which [island] I have occasionaly sailed by ... but where I have never yet resided.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 20 Apr 1819 and 27 Apr 1819
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:

Title: Galignani's Messenger
Genre: newspaper
Form of Text: Print: Advertisement, Newspaper
Publication details: 1819
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 2332  
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: 118-19
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: George Gordon Lord Byron, Leslie A. Marchand (ed.), Byron's Letters and Journals (London, 1976), 6, p. 118-19,, accessed: 25 July 2024

Additional comments:



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