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Record Number: 4320


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Branwell Bronte to Hartley Coleridge, 27 June 1840: 'I have ... striven to translate 2 books [of Horace] ... the first of which I have presumed to send you ...'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

unknown

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:

Patrick Branwell Bronte

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

26 Jun 1817

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

Church of England

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:

Horace

Title:

n/a

Genre:

Classics, Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

4320

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Juliet Barker

Title:

The Brontes: A Life in Letters

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1997

Vol:

n/a

Page:

78

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Juliet Barker (ed.), The Brontes: A Life in Letters (London, 1997), p. 78, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=4320, accessed: 26 January 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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