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Record Number: 17609


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

John Westland Marston to Thomas Powell, c. October 1844: 'Mrs Marston has just read "Sordello" through. She accomplished it in 3 days, & pronounced it not only intelligible but deeply interesting'.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1844 and 31 Oct 1844

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:

Mrs Marston

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Unknown/NA

Occupation:

unknown

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:

Robert Browning

Title:

Sordello

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

17609

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Philip Kelley and Scott Lewis

Title:

The Brownings' Correspondence

Place of Publication:

Winfield

Date of Publication:

1991

Vol:

9

Page:

316

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Philip Kelley and Scott Lewis (ed.), The Brownings' Correspondence (Winfield, 1991), 9, p. 316, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=17609, accessed: 26 February 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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