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Record Number: 18006


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Many thanks for your delightful letter. I am glad you are in the midst of delightful scenery and Aurora Leigh.'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Jun 1877

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:

Richard Reginald Harding

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1857

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Student

Religion:

unknown

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

unknown

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Title:

Aurora Leigh

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

1854

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

18006

Source:

Print

Author:

Oscar Wilde

Editor:

Merlin Holland

Title:

The Complete Letters of Oscar Wilde

Place of Publication:

New York

Date of Publication:

2000

Vol:

n/a

Page:

54

Additional Comments:

Source is a letter to William Ward collected in The Complete Letters of Oscar Wilde, eds. Merlin Holland and Rupert Hart-Davis (NY: Henry Holt & Co., 2000)

Citation:

Oscar Wilde, Merlin Holland (ed.), The Complete Letters of Oscar Wilde (New York, 2000), p. 54, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=18006, accessed: 03 October 2023


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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