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Record Number: 2700


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Byron to Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, 22 July 1823, thanking him for 'lines' forwarded by Charles Sterling and received at Leghorn: ' ... [I] arrived here ... this morning ... here ... I found your lines ... and I could not have had a more favourable Omen or more agreeable surprise than a word from Goethe written by his own hand.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

22 Jul 1821

Country:

Italy

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Leghorn

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:

Italy

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Title:

unknown

Genre:

n/a

Form of Text:

Manuscript: Letter

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

2700

Source:

Print

Author:

George Gordon Lord Byron

Editor:

Leslie A. Marchand

Title:

Byron's Letters and Journals

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1980

Vol:

10

Page:

213

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

George Gordon Lord Byron, Leslie A. Marchand (ed.), Byron's Letters and Journals, (London, 1980), 10, p. 213, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=2700, accessed: 06 May 2021


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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