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Record Number: 19171


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Elizabeth Barrett to Mary Russell Mitford, 28 January 1845: 'I have seen a page of the Lancet (which Nelly Bordman sent me), with extracts from the abominable "case". It is plain enough from the extracts printed by Mr Greenhough in a letter to the Chronicle yesterday, from H. Martineau's notes to him, that she understood & was ready to permit a [italics]partial[end italics] publication. But what she did [italics]not[end italics] expect, was an independent pamphlet filled with the most offensive details possible. Could any woman [...] have expected patiently such a disclosure, so made?'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 30 Nov 1844 and 28 Jan 1845

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: London

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:

unknown

Title:

article on reported cure by mesmerism of Harriet Martineau

Genre:

Medicine, Astrology / alchemy / occult

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

Extracted from The Lancet, 30 November 1844

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

19171

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Philip Kelley and Scott Lewis

Title:

The Brownings' Correspondence

Place of Publication:

Winfield

Date of Publication:

1992

Vol:

10

Page:

46

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Philip Kelley and Scott Lewis (ed.), The Brownings' Correspondence (Winfield, 1992), 10, p. 46, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=19171, accessed: 30 June 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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