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Record 2443

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Byron to John Murray, 7 June 1820: '[Goethe's] Faust I never read -- for I don't know German -- but Matthew Monk Lewis in 1816 at Coligny translated most of it to me viva voce ...'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1816 and 31 Dec 1816
Country: Switzerland
Time: n/a
Place: city: Coligny
   
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:Matthew Gregory Lewis
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 9 Jul 1775
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
Religion: Unknown
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: Switzerland
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
George Gordon, Lord Byron
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Title: Faust
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 2443  
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: 113
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: George Gordon Lord Byron, Leslie A. Marchand (ed.), Byron's Letters and Journals (London, 1977), 7, p. 113, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=2443, accessed: 07 October 2022

Additional comments:

 

 

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