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Record 9423

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Mary Berry, Journal, 20 August 1814: 'Lord Rosslyn read to us "Lara," Lord Byron's new tale. It strongly marks his manner of thinking and writing. It is a sort of continuation of the "Corsair."'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 20 Aug 1814
Country: Scotland
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:James Alexander, second Earl of Rosslyn
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Royalty / aristocracy
Occupation: unknown
Religion: unknown
Country of origin: Scotland
Country of experience: Scotland
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Included Mary Berry
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: George Gordon, Lord Byron
Title: Lara
Genre: Fiction, Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 9423  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Lady Theresa Lewis
  Title: Extracts of the Journals and Correspondence of Miss Berry from the Year 1783 to 1852
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1865
  Vol: 3
  Page: 34
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Lady Theresa Lewis (ed.), Extracts of the Journals and Correspondence of Miss Berry from the Year 1783 to 1852 (London, 1865), 3, p. 34, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=9423, accessed: 25 July 2024

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