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Record 2576

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Byron's Ravenna Journal (4 January-27 February 1821), 12 January 1821: 'How strange are my thoughts! -- The reading of the song of Milton, "Sabrina fair" has brought back upon me ... the happiest, perhaps, days of my life ... when living at Cambridge with Edward Noel Long ...'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 12 Jan 1821
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)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: John Milton
Title: Sabrina Fair
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 2576  
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: 23
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: George Gordon Lord Byron, Leslie A. Marchand (ed.), Byron's Letters and Journals (London, 1978), 8, p. 23, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=2576, accessed: 25 July 2024

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