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Record 15986

Reading Experience:

Elizabeth Barrett to James Graham-Clarke, letter postmarked 12 November 1825: 'Have you met with Southey's new Poem "The Tale of Paraguay["]? The extracts I have seen delight me maugre the reviewing commentary which speaks I think much too harshly and partially.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1825 and 12 Nov 1825
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
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 6 Mar 1806
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
Religion: Evangelical
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: unknown
Title: Review of Robert Southey, A Tale of Paraguay (1825) (including extracts from poem)
Genre: Essays / Criticism, Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: 1825
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 15986  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson
  Title: The Brownings' Correspondence
  Place of Publication: Winfield
  Date of Publication: 1984
  Vol: 1
  Page: 223
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson (ed.), The Brownings' Correspondence (Winfield, 1984), 1, p. 223,, accessed: 21 February 2024

Additional comments:



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