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Record 16126

Reading Experience:

Elizabeth Barrett to Hugh Stuart Boyd, 3 November 1827: 'You have extremely obliged me by lending me your Select Translations, -- passages from which, I have repeatedly read with increasing delight & admiration: particularly the Oration on Eutropius, which is a picture in motion , -- & that [italics]Homeric[end italics] description of a battle, contained in your extract from the 6th book of St Chrysostom "On the Priesthood".'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Oct 1827 and 3 Nov 1827
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: Hugh Stuart Boyd
Title: Select Passages from the Writings of St Chrysostom, St Gregory Nazianzen, and St Basil
Genre: Other religious, Classics
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1806
Provenance: borrowed (other)


Source Information:

Record ID: 16126  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson
  Title: The Brownings' Correspondence
  Place of Publication: Winfield
  Date of Publication: 1984
  Vol: 2
  Page: 83
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson (ed.), The Brownings' Correspondence (Winfield, 1984), 2, p. 83,, accessed: 03 December 2023

Additional comments:



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