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Record 4303

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Charlotte Bronte to Robert Southey, 16 March 1837: 'At the first perusal of your letter I felt only shame, and regret that I had ever ventured to trouble you [with request for advice on starting literary career] ...'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 1 Mar 1837
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:Charlotte Bronte
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 21 Apr 1816
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Teacher
Religion: Church of England
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: Robert Southey
Title: letter to Charlotte Bronte
Genre: Politics, Unknown, private correspondence
Form of Text: Manuscript: Letter
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 4303  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Juliet Barker
  Title: The Brontes: A Life in Letters
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1997
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 49
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Juliet Barker (ed.), The Brontes: A Life in Letters (London, 1997), p. 49, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=4303, accessed: 23 May 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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