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Record 19532

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Robert Browning to Elizabeth Barrett, 21 December 1845: 'Yesterday I was reading the "Purgatorio" and the first speech of the group of which Sordello makes one, struck me with a new purpose [goes on to quote, and to translate "off hand", lines 52-57 from Purgatorio V]'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 20 Dec 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:Robert Browning
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 7 May 1812
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
Religion: n/a
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: Dante Alighieri
Title: Purgatorio
Genre: Other religious, Fiction, Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 19532  
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: 255
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Philip Kelley and Scott Lewis (ed.), The Brownings' Correspondence (Winfield, 1993), 11, p. 255, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=19532, accessed: 20 April 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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