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Record 16211

Reading Experience:

Elizabeth Barrett to Hugh Stuart Boyd, 'Saturday Night,' 2 August 1828: 'I have not gone [italics]thro'[end italics] the Parriana yet. I have been extremely amused by your most [italics]characteristic[end italics] letters, published by Mr Barker.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1828 and 6 Aug 1828
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: E.H. Barker
Title: Parriana; or, Notices of the Rev. Samuel Parr, collected by E. H. Barker
Genre: Biography, Letters; campanology
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 2 vols, 1828-29
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 16211  
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: 08 December 2023

Additional comments:

Source editors note that text contained letters from Boyd on campanology (see p.164 n.2). In following letter in source (no.318, p.164-65), dated 6 August 1828, Barrett reports having 'finished the Parriana'.



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