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Record Number: 9307


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Early in 1831 there is the following entry in a diary: "Read to Ada the beautiful lines on Greece in 'The Giaour', the 'Fare thee well', and the 'Satire'. With the first she was highly pleased, from its efusion-of-feeling character; the 2nd she thought laboured and inferior in pathos; the 3rd very amusing though very unlike the person".'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1831 and 1 Mar 1831

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 reactive unknown
single serial unknown


Reader / Listener / Reading Group:

Reader:

Anne Isabella (Annabella), Baroness Byron

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

17 May 1792

Socio-Economic Group:

Royalty / aristocracy

Occupation:

unknown

Religion:

unknown

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

her daughter, Ada


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

George Gordon, Lord Byron

Title:

[a Satire - on Annabella?]

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

9307

Source:

Print

Author:

Ethel Colburn Mayne

Editor:

n/a

Title:

The Life and Letters of Anne Isabella, Lady Noel Byron

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1969

Vol:

n/a

Page:

325

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Ethel Colburn Mayne, The Life and Letters of Anne Isabella, Lady Noel Byron, (London, 1969), p. 325, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=9307, accessed: 25 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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