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Record 2631

Reading Experience:

Byron to John Murray, 6 July 1821: 'At the particular request of the Countess G[uiccioli] I have promised not to continue Don Juan ... She had read the two first [cantos] in the French translation -- & never ceased beseeching me to write no more of it.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: unknown
Country: Italy
Time: n/a
Place: n/a
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:Countess Teresa Guiccioli
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1801
Socio-economic group: Royalty / aristocracy
Occupation: Aristocrat
Religion: Catholic
Country of origin: Italy
Country of experience: Italy
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: George Gordon Lord Byron
Title: Don Juan (Cantos I and II)
Genre: Fiction, Poetry
Form of Text: Print: BookManuscript: Letter
Publication details: In French translation
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 2631  
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: 147
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: George Gordon Lord Byron, Leslie A. Marchand (ed.), Byron's Letters and Journals (London, 1978), 8, p. 147,, accessed: 02 December 2023

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