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Record 19520

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Elizabeth Barrett to Robert Browning, letter postmarked 19 September 1845: 'I began to write last saturday to thank you for all the delight, I had in Shelley [...] Besides the translations, some of the original poems were not in my copy & were, so, quite new to me. "Marianne's Dream" I had been curious about to no end -- I only know it now.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Sep 1845 and 19 Sep 1845
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:Elizabeth Barrett 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)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Percy Bysshe Shelley
Title: Posthumous Poems
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1824
Provenance: borrowed (other)

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 19520  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Philip Kelley and Scott Lewis
  Title: The Brownings' Correspondence
  Place of Publication: Winfield
  Date of Publication: 1993
  Vol: 11
  Page: 91
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Philip Kelley and Scott Lewis (ed.), The Brownings' Correspondence (Winfield, 1993), 11, p. 91, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=19520, accessed: 23 August 2019

Additional comments:

Copy of text apparently lent to Barrett by Browning; see p.91 n.1 in source.

 

 

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