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Record Number: 16123


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Elizabeth Barrett to Uvedale Price, c.15 April 1827: 'I have done reading your correspondence with Mr Commeline [...] I thought it odd that an article of the Edinburgh Review should be referred to, on a philological subject; &, on looking into the one which Mr Commeline calls the "Manual of his heresy", I was surprised to find us accused there of ["]subverting the true metrical structure of Latin hexameters, even according to the accentual system" by [italics]not[end italics] laying our accent on the [italics]long[end italics] syllable, & by laying it on the short ones. The Reviewer seems confused in his speculations'.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 24 Mar 1827 and 15 Apr 1827

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

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

unknown

Title:

Review of William Mitford, An Inquiry into the Principles of Harmony in Language...

Genre:

Classics, Essays / Criticism, philology

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

In Edinburgh Review No. XII (July 1805) pp.357-386; p.364

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

16123

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson

Title:

The Brownings' Correspondence

Place of Publication:

Winfield

Date of Publication:

1984

Vol:

2

Page:

54

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson (ed.), The Brownings' Correspondence (Winfield, 1984), 2, p. 54, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=16123, accessed: 30 June 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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