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Record Number: 1926


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Byron to John Cam Hobhouse, 4 October 1810: 'I have just received a letter from [John] Galt with a Candiot poem which ... appears to be damned nonsense ... Galt also writes something not very intelligible about a "Spartan state paper" ... '

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Oct 1810 and 31 Oct 1810

Country:

Greece

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Patras

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:

Greece

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

John Galt

Title:

Fair Shepherdess, The

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Manuscript: Sheet

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

1926

Source:

Print

Author:

George Gordon Lord Byron

Editor:

Leslie A. Marchand

Title:

Byron's Letters and Journals

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1973

Vol:

2

Page:

22-23

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

George Gordon Lord Byron, Leslie A. Marchand (ed.), Byron's Letters and Journals, (London, 1973), 2, p. 22-23, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=1926, accessed: 13 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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