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Record 19623

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Elizabeth Barrett Browning to Isa Blagden, ?3 December, 1850: 'I send the first volume of Pendennis. We have one more which Robert is finishing'.
Century: 1800-1849, 1850-1899
Date: Between 1 Nov 1850 and 3 Dec 1850
Country: Italy
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: Italy
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: William Makepeace Thackeray
Title: The History of Pendennis
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1849-50
Provenance: borrowed (other)

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 19623  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Philip Kelley, Scott Lewis, Edward Hagan
  Title: The Brownings' Correspondence
  Place of Publication: Winfield
  Date of Publication: 2007
  Vol: 16
  Page: 235
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Philip Kelley, Scott Lewis, Edward Hagan (ed.), The Brownings' Correspondence (Winfield, 2007), 16, p. 235, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=19623, accessed: 22 May 2019

Additional comments:

See p.235 n.2 in source for details of possible edition read; source eds. also note that copy of text lent by Charles Eliot Norton.

 

 

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