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Record Number: 4715


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'A letter from Elizabeth Barrett Browning to Arabel Barrett tells of a sixty-year-old woman who believed that her morals had been injured by reading "Aurora Leigh" ...'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Between 1 Nov 1856 and 29 Jun 1861

Country:

n/a

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:

anon

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Unknown/NA

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

n/a

Country of Experience:

n/a

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Title:

Aurora Leigh

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

4715

Source:

Print

Author:

Kate Flint

Editor:

n/a

Title:

The Woman Reader 1837-1914

Place of Publication:

Oxford

Date of Publication:

1993

Vol:

n/a

Page:

212

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Kate Flint, The Woman Reader 1837-1914 (Oxford, 1993), p. 212, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=4715, accessed: 27 May 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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