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Record Number: 19526


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Walter Savage Landor to Robert Browning, letter postmarked 10 November 1845: 'Before I have half re[a]d through your Dramatic Romances, I must acknowledge the delight I am receiving [...] What a profusion of imagery, covering what a depth of thought!'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 6 Nov 1845 and 10 Nov 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:

Walter Savage Landor

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1775

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer

Religion:

unknown

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:

Dramatic Romances and Lyrics

Genre:

Fiction, Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

6 November 1845

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

19526

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Philip Kelley and Scott Lewis

Title:

The Brownings' Correspondence

Place of Publication:

Winfield

Date of Publication:

1993

Vol:

11

Page:

163

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Philip Kelley and Scott Lewis (ed.), The Brownings' Correspondence (Winfield, 1993), 11, p. 163, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=19526, accessed: 13 April 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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