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Record 2336

Reading Experience:

Byron to John Cam Hobhouse, 3 June 1819, from Ferrara: 'In looking over the M.S. of Ariosto today -- I found at the bottom of the page after the last stanza of Canto 44, Orlando Furioso ending with the line "Mi serbo a farsi udie ne l'altro Canto" the follow[ing] autograph in pencil of Alfieri's "Vittorio Alfieri vide e venero" / 8 Giugno 1783. --'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 3 Jun 1819
Country: Italy
Time: n/a
Place: city: Ferrara
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: Count Vittorio Alfieri
Title: [marginalia]
Genre: Unknown
Form of Text: Manuscript: Unknown, marginal note in MS of Ariosto, Orlando Furioso
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: read in situ


Source Information:

Record ID: 2336  
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: 145
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: George Gordon Lord Byron, Leslie A. Marchand (ed.), Byron's Letters and Journals (London, 1976), 6, p. 145,, accessed: 25 July 2024

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