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Record Number: 7285


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Henry James to Grace Norton, 26 July 1880: "One of my latest sensations was going one day to Lady Airlie's to hear Browning read his own poems ... He read them as if he hated them and would like to bite them to pieces."

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

1880

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:

Robert Browning

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

7 May 1812

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer

Religion:

Christian

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

Henry James


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Robert Browning

Title:

poems

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

7285

Source:

Print

Author:

Henry James

Editor:

Leon Edel

Title:

Henry James: Letters

Place of Publication:

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Date of Publication:

1975

Vol:

2

Page:

302

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Henry James, Leon Edel (ed.), Henry James: Letters (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1975), 2, p. 302, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=7285, accessed: 21 February 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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