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Record Number: 17324


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Joseph Arnould to Alfred Domett, c.8 November 1843: 'What a pity [Tennyson] has not the intense vigour of Robert Browning -- I still believe as devoutly as ever in Paracelsus & find more wealth of thought & poetry in it than [in] any book except Shakespeare. The more one reads the more miraculous does that book seem as the work of a man of five and twenty'.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1835 and 8 Nov 1844

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:

Joseph Arnould

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

12 Nov 1813

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Lawyer/Writer

Religion:

unknown

Country of Origin:

unknown

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Robert Browning

Title:

Paracelsus

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

17324

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:

332

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson (ed.), The Brownings' Correspondence (Winfield, 1990), 8, p. 332, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=17324, accessed: 18 August 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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