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Record Number: 16991


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Elizabeth Barrett to Mary Russell Mitford, 6 April 1842: 'The best and fullest biography [of William Cowper] in all ways appears to be poor Southey's -- the life published together with the works a few years ago [...] I read the book some years ago -- Mr Kenyon lent it to me'.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1835 and 6 Apr 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:

Robert Southey (ed)

Title:

The Works of William Cowper, Esq., ... With a Life of the Author

Genre:

Essays / Criticism, Poetry, Biography

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

Ed. Robert Southey. 15 vols, 1835-1837

Provenance

borrowed (other)


Source Information:

Record ID:

16991

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:

306

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson (ed.), The Brownings' Correspondence (Winfield, 1987), 5, p. 306, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=16991, accessed: 22 April 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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