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Record Number: 16138


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Elizabeth Barrett to Hugh Stuart Boyd, 1-3 May 1828: 'Saturday, eight o' clock. Our dinner hour was rather later than usual today [...] we have only just left the table. I find your parcel waiting for me in my room, & hear that your messenger is in eminent [sic] danger of being benighted. Therefore my quick way of reading, which you are so severe upon, has done me some service, in looking over the magazine & your letter [...] The Review is a very satisfactory one to [italics]my[end italics] vanity'.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 May 1828 and 3 May 1828

Country:

England

Time

evening: c.8.00pm

Place:

county: Herefordshire
specific address: Hope End

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'

Genre:

Essays / Criticism

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

16138

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:

139

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson (ed.), The Brownings' Correspondence (Winfield, 1984), 2, p. 139, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=16138, accessed: 27 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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