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Record Number: 19530


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Elizabeth Barrett to Mary Russell Mitford, 1 December 1845: 'I have been loitering over "Le monde comme il est" & think your thoughts of it. Good things, excellent things, admirable things are in it, but one cannot call it a success.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Nov 1845 and 1 Dec 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 Barrett

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

6 Mar 1806

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer

Religion:

n/a

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:

Astolphe Louis Leonard Marquis de Custine

Title:

Le Monde comme il est

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

1835

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

19530

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:

213

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Philip Kelley and Scott Lewis (ed.), The Brownings' Correspondence (Winfield, 1993), 11, p. 213, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=19530, accessed: 18 April 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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