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Record Number: 19484


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Elizabeth Barrett to Mary Russell Mitford, 11 July 1845: 'Have you seen the "Compagnon du tour de France" by George Sand? I sent for it, with a fancy that it might be a traveller's book .. just [italics]that[end italics] -- & it is one of her best romances, & full of curious interest of different kinds.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jun 1845 and 11 Jul 1845

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:

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:

George Sand

Title:

Le Compagnon du Tour de France

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

1841

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

19484

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:

303

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Philip Kelley and Scott Lewis (ed.), The Brownings' Correspondence (Winfield, 1992), 10, p. 303, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=19484, accessed: 23 April 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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