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Record 16138

Reading Experience:

Elizabeth Barrett to Hugh Stuart Boyd, 1-3 May 1828: 'Saturday, eight o' clock. Our dinner hour was rather later than usual today [...] we have only just left the table. I find your parcel waiting for me in my room, & hear that your messenger is in eminent [sic] danger of being benighted. Therefore my quick way of reading, which you are so severe upon, has done me some service, in looking over the magazine & your letter [...] The Review is a very satisfactory one to [italics]my[end italics] vanity'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 May 1828 and 3 May 1828
Country: England
Time: evening: c.8.00pm
Place: county: Herefordshire
specific address: Hope End
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:Elizabeth Barrett
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 6 Mar 1806
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
Religion: Evangelical
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: anon
Title: 'Review'
Genre: Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 16138  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson
  Title: The Brownings' Correspondence
  Place of Publication: Winfield
  Date of Publication: 1984
  Vol: 2
  Page: 139
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson (ed.), The Brownings' Correspondence (Winfield, 1984), 2, p. 139,, accessed: 24 July 2019

Additional comments:



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