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Record 26384

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'In these days [1815-16] she [Lady Byron] was reading Leigh Hunt's Rimini, and copied a passage of twenty lines on the character of Giovanni -- evidently because it was to her as a portrait of another difficult husband [reproduces eight lines of passage, beginning "He kept no reckoning with his sweets and sours; / He'd hold a sullen countenance for hours"]'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1815 and 31 Dec 1816
Country: England
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:Anne Isabella Lady Byron
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 17 May 1792
Socio-economic group: Royalty / aristocracy
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Leigh Hunt
Title: Rimini
Genre: Fiction, Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 26384  
Source - Print  
  Author: Ethel Colburn Mayne
  Editor: n/a
  Title: The Life and Letters of Anne Isabella, Lady Noel Byron
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1929
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 193
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Ethel Colburn Mayne, The Life and Letters of Anne Isabella, Lady Noel Byron (London, 1929), p. 193, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=26384, accessed: 24 January 2022

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