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Record Number: 16406


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Elizabeth Barrrett to Mary Russell Mitford, 2 June 1837: 'I have read the Star of Seville [...] It [italics]is[end italics] unequal -- it appears as if its writer stopped to take breath after her finest things -- and she has written some very fine things. You will admire Estrella's apology for her appearance [italics]alone[end italics], at the trial scene. It touched me deeply'.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1837 and 2 Jun 1837

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:

Frances Anne Butler

Title:

The Star of Seville

Genre:

Drama, Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

16406

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson

Title:

The Brownings' Correspondence

Place of Publication:

Winfield

Date of Publication:

1984

Vol:

3

Page:

249-250

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson (ed.), The Brownings' Correspondence (Winfield, 1984), 3, p. 249-250, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=16406, accessed: 13 April 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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