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Record 2689

Reading Experience:

Byron to John Murray, 25 October 1822, sending back unread Quarterly Review (having decided to read no more reviews): '[Galignani] ... has forwarded a copy of at least one half of it -- in his indefatigable Catch-penny weekly compilation -- and ... I have looked through it...'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Oct 1822 and 25 Oct 1822
Country: Italy
Time: n/a
Place: city: Genoa
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: Poet
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:

Title: Galignani's Messenger
Genre: Essays / Criticism, Miscellany / Anthology, Reference / General works
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 2689  
Source - Print  
  Author: George Gordon Lord Byron
  Editor: Leslie A. Marchand
  Title: Byron's Letters and Journals
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1980
  Vol: 10
  Page: 67
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: George Gordon Lord Byron, Leslie A. Marchand (ed.), Byron's Letters and Journals (London, 1980), 10, p. 67,, accessed: 25 July 2024

Additional comments:



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