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Record 2692

Reading Experience:

Byron to Madame Sergent-Marceau, 5 May 1823 (translated from Italian): 'no present you might give me would be more welcome than the short work in which the actions of your Brother [General Marceau], whose memory I revere, are so well described. I have read this work with the greatest pleasure ...'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1823 and 5 May 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: 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: Antoine Francois Sergent-Marceau
Title: Notices Historiques sur le General Marceau
Genre: Biography
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: Milan, 1820
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 2692  
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: 165
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: George Gordon Lord Byron, Leslie A. Marchand (ed.), Byron's Letters and Journals (London, 1980), 10, p. 165,, accessed: 25 July 2024

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