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Record Number: 16983


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Elizabeth Barrett to Mary Russell Mitford, 1 April 1842: 'The "Rhymed Plea" is admirable "after its kind" -- but with all my true & admiring regard for its author & his writings I could not be content to receive it as sole comforter for the absence of higher inspirations.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1833 and 1 Mar 1842

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:

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:

John Kenyon

Title:

A Rhymed Plea for Tolerance

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

First published 1833; Barrett owned copy of second edition (1839)

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

16983

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson

Title:

The Brownings' Correspondence

Place of Publication:

Winfield

Date of Publication:

1987

Vol:

5

Page:

301

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson (ed.), The Brownings' Correspondence (Winfield, 1987), 5, p. 301, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=16983, accessed: 22 April 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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