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Record Number: 16133


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Elizabeth Barrett to Hugh Stuart Boyd, March 1828: 'I send you three notices of my poem [An Essay on Mind] [...] They are the only ones I have [italics]seen[end italics] [...] The flat contradiction between the Eclectic Review & Literary Gazette, with respect to [italics]Akenside[end italics], will amuse you [...] I was put out of humour for at least ten minutes, by the charge of my having imitated Darwin. I never could [italics]bear[end italics] Darwin! I have tried his Botanic Garden four or five times, & never could get thro' above twenty pages!'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 15 Jul 1826 and 30 Mar 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:

anon

Title:

Review of Elizabeth Barrett, An Essay on Mind with Other Poems

Genre:

Essays / Criticism, Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

In The Literary Gazette No.495, 15 July 1826, p.436

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

16133

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:

121

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson (ed.), The Brownings' Correspondence (Winfield, 1984), 2, p. 121, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=16133, accessed: 09 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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