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Record Number: 16372


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Elizabeth Barrett to Lady Margaret Cocks, ?4 November 1835: 'Dr Brown's philosophy! No philosophy is like it. Poetry knows the place of his soul [...] I have gone thro' every sentence of his "philosophy of the human mind", making clear to mine that he is so. With regard to cause and effect, I do not believe him, -- and on some other questions'.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Oct 1835 and 30 Nov 1835

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:

n/a

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:

Thomas Brown

Title:

Lectures on the Philosophy of the Human Mind

Genre:

Essays / Criticism, Philosophy

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

1820

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

16372

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson

Title:

The Brownings' Correspondence

Place of Publication:

Winfield

Date of Publication:

1985

Vol:

3

Page:

153

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson (ed.), The Brownings' Correspondence (Winfield, 1985), 3, p. 153, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=16372, accessed: 31 March 2023


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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