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Record 2690

Reading Experience:

Byron to the Earl of Blessington, 5 April 1823: 'I return the C[ount] D'O[rsay]'s journal which is a very extraordinary production ... I know or knew personally most of the personages and societies which he describes -- and after reading his remarks -- have the sensation fresh upon me as if I had seen them yesterday.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 2 Apr 1823 and 5 Apr 1823
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:

Author: Count D'Orsay
Title: Journal
Genre: Autobiog / Diary
Form of Text: Manuscript: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: borrowed (other)


Source Information:

Record ID: 2690  
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: 139
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: George Gordon Lord Byron, Leslie A. Marchand (ed.), Byron's Letters and Journals (London, 1980), 10, p. 139,, accessed: 25 July 2024

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