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Record 2526

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Byron's Ravenna Journal (4 January-27 February 1821), 4 January 1821: 'Came home at eleven [pm] ... Read a Life of Leonardo da Vinci by Rossi [ed. notes that this perhaps misreading of Bossi]...'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 4 Jan 1821
Country: Italy
Time: night
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)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Guiseppe Bossi
Title: Del Cenacolo do Leonardo da Vinci OR Delle Opinioni di Leonardo da Vinci
Genre: Essays / Criticism, Biography, Arts / architecture, Reference / General works
Form of Text: Print: BookUnknown
Publication details: 1810 OR 1811
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 2526  
Source - Print  
  Author: George Gordon Lord Byron
  Editor: Leslie A. Marchand
  Title: Byron's Letters and Journals
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1978
  Vol: 8
  Page: 12-13
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: George Gordon Lord Byron, Leslie A. Marchand (ed.), Byron's Letters and Journals (London, 1978), 8, p. 12-13, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=2526, accessed: 24 September 2022

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