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Record 15963

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Elizabeth Barrett to her uncle, Samuel Moulton-Barrett, c. December 1816: 'every one here declares against [Southey] allowing him very few beauties [...] for my part he is one of my favorite poets [...] Bum [aunt] is the only person who agreed with me, indeed she only read "Thalaba," but she thought it both beautiful, and descriptive'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1816 and 31 Dec 1816
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:Arabella Graham-Clarke
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: unknown
Religion: unknown
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Robert Southey
Title: Thalaba the Destroyer
Genre: Fiction, Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 15963  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson
  Title: The Brownings' Correspondence
  Place of Publication: Winfield
  Date of Publication: 1984
  Vol: 1
  Page: 27
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson (ed.), The Brownings' Correspondence (Winfield, 1984), 1, p. 27, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=15963, accessed: 27 May 2019

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