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Record 2612

Reading Experience:

In letter to John Murray of 21 February 1821, Byron makes various comments and corrections, with page references, on William Turner, Journal of a Tour in the Levant (and in particular with regard to swimming the Hellespont, his own attempt being mentioned by Turner), recently sent by Murray.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Feb 1821 and 21 Feb 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)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: William Turner
Title: Journal of a Tour in the Levant
Genre: Geography / Travel
Form of Text: Print: BookManuscript: Letter
Publication details: 3 vols, 1820.
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 2612  
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: 80-83
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: George Gordon Lord Byron, Leslie A. Marchand (ed.), Byron's Letters and Journals (London, 1978), 8, p. 80-83,, accessed: 25 July 2024

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