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Record 17274

Reading Experience:

Thomas Westwood to Elizabeth Barrett, 1 January 1844: 'Shelley, I have read, through & through, & love & admire him as much, as I can do a man who holds himself so far aloof from common feelings, & common sympathies -- There are poems of his, which I never tire of reading -- the "ode to a Skylark", & "Alastor", & part of the "Prometheus", & that magnificent first canto of the "Revolt of Islam", with the fight of the eagle & serpent'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: unknown
Country: unknown
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:Thomas Westwood
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 26 Nov 1814
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
Religion: unknown
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: unknown
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Percy Bysshe Shelley
Title: Alastor
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 17274  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson
  Title: The Brownings' Correspondence
  Place of Publication: Winfield
  Date of Publication: 1990
  Vol: 8
  Page: 131
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson (ed.), The Brownings' Correspondence (Winfield, 1990), 8, p. 131,, accessed: 24 August 2019

Additional comments:



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