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Record Number: 7747


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Did you see ? what I am reading just too late (but we must be benighted sometimes) in the number before the last of the Edinburgh Review, a notice of Madme d?Arblay, very admirable in all ways, but chiefly interesting to you for the sake of the high estimate of your Miss Austen, who is called second to Shakespeare in the nice delineation of character.' [the review was in the January 1843 issue].

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1843 and 3 Mar 1843

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: London

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

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

6 Mar 1806

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

Poet

Religion:

Evangelical Anglican

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

Also known as Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Mrs Robert Browning



Text Being Read:

Author:

Thomas Babington Macaulay

Title:

Diary and Letters of Madame d'Arblay

Genre:

Essays / Criticism

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

In the January 1843 issue of the Edinburgh Review

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

7747

Source:

Print

Author:

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Editor:

Meredith B. Raymond

Title:

The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning to Mary Russell Mitford 1836-1854

Place of Publication:

Armstrong Browning Library of Baylor University, The Browning Institute, Wedgestone Press and Wellesley College

Date of Publication:

1983

Vol:

2

Page:

183

Additional Comments:

second editor is Mary Rose Sullivan. Letter from Elizabeth Barrett Browning to Mary Russell Mitford, 3 Mar 1843

Citation:

Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Meredith B. Raymond (ed.), The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning to Mary Russell Mitford 1836-1854 (Armstrong Browning Library of Baylor University, The Browning Institute, Wedgestone Press and Wellesley College, 1983), 2, p. 183, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=7747, accessed: 26 February 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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