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Record 2623

Reading Experience:

Byron to John Murray, 29 June 1821: 'I have just read "John Bull's letter" -- it is diabolically well written -- & full of fun and ferocity' [goes on to speculate as to who author might be.]
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 29 Jun 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: J. G. Lockhart
Title: John Bull's Letter to Lord Byron
Genre: Essays / Criticism, Politics
Form of Text: Print: Pamphlet
Publication details: 1821
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 2623  
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: 145
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: George Gordon Lord Byron, Leslie A. Marchand (ed.), Byron's Letters and Journals (London, 1978), 8, p. 145,, accessed: 25 July 2024

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