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Record Number: 17123


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Elizabeth Barrett to John Kenyon, mid-March 1843: 'This Mr Horner is very noble & strong -- & I like him better, my dear cousin, as a whole politician .. as he gathers himself into one slowly with all his energy & strength [...] And then what an admirable letter Sydney Smith's is, in the appendix -- quite perfect in its kind I think.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Mar 1843 and 31 Mar 1843

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:

Leonard Horner

Title:

Memoirs and Correspondence of Francis Horner, M.P. (volume II)

Genre:

Biography, Politics

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

1843

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

17123

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson

Title:

The Brownings' Correspondence

Place of Publication:

Winfield

Date of Publication:

1989

Vol:

7

Page:

12

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson (ed.), The Brownings' Correspondence (Winfield, 1989), 7, p. 12, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=17123, accessed: 29 March 2023


Additional Comments:

Evidence from Letter 1181 in source.

   
   
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