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Record 2442

Reading Experience:

Byron to Richard Belgrave Hoppner, 25 May 1820: 'A German named Rupprecht has sent me heaven knows why several Deutsche Gazettes of all which I understand neither word nor letter. -- I have sent you the enclosed to beg you to translate to me some remarks -- which appear to be Goethe's upon Manfred -- & if I may judge by two notes of admiration ... and the word "hypocondrisch" are any thing but favourable ...'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 May 1820 and 25 May 1820
Country: Italy
Time: n/a
Place: city: Ravenna
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: German periodicals
Genre: Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 2442  
Source - Print  
  Author: George Gordon Lord Byron
  Editor: Leslie A. Marchand
  Title: Byron's Letters and Journals
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1977
  Vol: 7
  Page: 106
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: George Gordon Lord Byron, Leslie A. Marchand (ed.), Byron's Letters and Journals (London, 1977), 7, p. 106,, accessed: 25 July 2024

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