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Record Number: 17211


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Elizabeth Barrett to Mary Russell Mitford, 22 July 1843: 'Mr Borrow [italics]is[end italics] a very original & characteristic writer -- I was delighted with his book [...] the Bible Society committee was not satisfied with him. They call him wild I believe & wanting in gravity [...] but I admire Mr Borrow, & like him all the better for putting off the conventional demureness of a pattern missionary, & daring to be a [italics]man[end italics] in spirit & in truth.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1843 and 22 Jul 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:

George Borrow

Title:

The Bible in Spain; or, The Journeys, Adventures, and Imprisonment of an Englishman, in an Attempt to Circulate the Scriptures in the Peninsula

Genre:

Other religious, Geography / Travel

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

1843

Provenance

borrowed (other)


Source Information:

Record ID:

17211

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:

253-254

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson (ed.), The Brownings' Correspondence (Winfield, 1989), 7, p. 253-254, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=17211, accessed: 29 March 2023


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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