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Record Number: 16433


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Elizabeth Barrrett to Lady Margaret Cocks, 19 August 1837: 'Has your Ladyship seen Lamb's letters, in Mr Talfourd's edition? I quite [italics]sighed[end italics] when I finished them. They are exquisite -- & the "gentle-hearted Charles" [quotes Coleridge] shows in them all his gentle heart, together with his very quaint sly brilliant (as [italics]star[end italics]light) fancies.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1837 and 19 Aug 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:

Charles Lamb

Title:

Letters of Charles Lamb, With a Sketch of His Life

Genre:

Biography, Autobiog / Diary, Letters

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

Ed. Thomas Noon Talfourd, 1837

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

16433

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:

276

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson (ed.), The Brownings' Correspondence (Winfield, 1985), 3, p. 276, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=16433, accessed: 05 October 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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