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Record Number: 15983


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Edward Moulton-Barrett to his sister Elizabeth Barrett, letter postmarked 8 March 1823: 'We are now doing Cicero in the evening instead of doing Homer both morning and evening.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1823 and 8 Mar 1823

Country:

England

Time

morning
evening

Place:

city: London
specific address: Charterhouse

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:

Reading Group:

Thomas Moulton-Barrett and boys at Charterhouse

Age:

Child (0-17)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

School pupils

Religion:

various

Country of Origin:

various

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Homer

Title:

unknown

Genre:

Classics, Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

15983

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson

Title:

The Brownings' Correspondence

Place of Publication:

Winfield

Date of Publication:

1984

Vol:

1

Page:

174

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson (ed.), The Brownings' Correspondence (Winfield, 1984), 1, p. 174, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=15983, accessed: 24 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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