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Record 2753

Reading Experience:

Byron to Ben Crosby, 1 December 1807: ' ... as to any reviews of my precious Publication [Hours of Idleness] ... I have [seen?] at least a score of one description or another, magazines & c. -- some very favourable, as the Critical, others severe but just enough, one in particular (the Eclectic) quits the work, to criticise the author ...'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1807 and 1 Dec 1807
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: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: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Title: Critical Review
Genre: Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 2753  
Source - Print  
  Author: George Gordon Lord Byron
  Editor: Leslie A. Marchand
  Title: Byron's Letters and Journals
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1981
  Vol: 11
  Page: 174
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: George Gordon Lord Byron, Leslie A. Marchand (ed.), Byron's Letters and Journals (London, 1981), 11, p. 174,, accessed: 25 July 2024

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