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Record Number: 16564


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Elizabeth Barrett to Hugh Stuart Boyd, 29 January 1840: '[Dr Scully (physician attending Barrett)] brought me a book last week, a catalogue raisonne of Dr Parr's Library in which, among the Patres ecclesiastici "my heart leaped up to see'" the mention of your select passages [from writings of SS Chrysostom, Gregory of Nazianzen, and Basil] -- by S. Boyd, [italics]1810[end italics]. No observation upon it.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 22 Jan 1840 and 29 Jan 1840

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Torquay
county: Devonshire

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:

Title:

Catalogue of library of Samuel Parr

Genre:

Reference / General works, Bibliography

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

Published by John Bohn and Jospeh Mawman, 1827.

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

16564

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson

Title:

The Brownings' Correspondence

Place of Publication:

Winfield

Date of Publication:

1986

Vol:

4

Page:

228

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson (ed.), The Brownings' Correspondence (Winfield, 1986), 4, p. 228, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=16564, accessed: 27 February 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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