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Record Number: 17271


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Thomas Westwood to Elizabeth Barrett, 27 December 1843: 'I must not forget to thank you for your recommendation of "Orion" -- I have read it again & again, & like it exceedingly -- I thought it a little [italics]cold[end italics] at first, but lost sight of that in the second reading'.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jun 1843 and 27 Dec 1843

Country:

unknown

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:

Thomas Westwood

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer

Religion:

unknown

Country of Origin:

unknown

Country of Experience:

unknown

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Richard Hengist Horne

Title:

Orion

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

1843

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

17271

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson

Title:

The Brownings' Correspondence

Place of Publication:

Winfield

Date of Publication:

1990

Vol:

8

Page:

115

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson (ed.), The Brownings' Correspondence (Winfield, 1990), 8, p. 115, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=17271, accessed: 19 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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