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Record 27186

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Byron to John Murray, 3 March 1817: 'In acknowledging the arrival of the article from the Quarterly, which I received two days ago, I cannot express myself better than in the words of my sister Augusta, who (speaking of it) says, that it is written in a spirit "of the most feeling and kind nature."'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Feb 1817 and 3 Mar 1817
Country: n/a
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:Augusta Leigh
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: n/a
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Walter Scott
Title: Review of George Gordon, Lord Byron, Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto III
Genre: Essays / Criticism, Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: In the Quarterly Review, published by John Murray, 1817
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 27186  
Source - Print  
  Author: Samuel Smiles
  Editor: n/a
  Title: A Publisher and His Friends: Memoir and Correspondence of the Late John Murray
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1891
  Vol: 1
  Page: 376
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Samuel Smiles, A Publisher and His Friends: Memoir and Correspondence of the Late John Murray (London, 1891), 1, p. 376, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=27186, accessed: 08 February 2023

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