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Record Number: 19485


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Elizabeth Barrett to Robert Browning, 15-17 July 1845: 'Yesterday you must have wondered at me for being in such a maze about the poems. It was assuredly the wine song & no other which I read of yours in Hood's [...] Do bring in all the Hood poems of your own -- inclusive of the Tokay, because I read it in such haste as to whirl up all the dust you saw, from the wheels of my chariot.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jun 1845 and 17 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:

Robert Browning

Title:

'Claret and Tokay'

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

in Hood's Magazine, June 1844, p.525

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

19485

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:

311

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Philip Kelley and Scott Lewis (ed.), The Brownings' Correspondence (Winfield, 1992), 10, p. 311, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=19485, accessed: 24 February 2024


Additional Comments:

Barrett refers to previous day's meeting in which she had apparently shown confused recollection of poems by Browning.

   
   
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