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Record 16210

Reading Experience:

Elizabeth Barrett to Hugh Stuart Boyd, 'Saturday Night,' 2 August 1828: 'It is late for me to be writing, -- but I have this moment received your elegy, -- & I do not wish our servant to go tomorrow [...] without taking a few lines from me on the subject [...] for its has [italics]particularly pleased me[end italics] [goes on to discuss in detail]'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 2 Aug 1828
Country: England
Time: evening
Place: county: Herefordshire
specific address: Hope End
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: 'elegy'
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 16210  
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: 163
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson (ed.), The Brownings' Correspondence (Winfield, 1984), 2, p. 163,, accessed: 03 December 2023

Additional comments:

Source editors unable to identify poem read.



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