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Record 16213

Reading Experience:

Elizabeth Barrett to Hugh Stuart Boyd, 26-27 September 1828: 'On opening your book to look for Joan of Arc, I came upon your translation of the beautiful episode in the Georgics [i.e. "The Death of Orpheus and Eurydice"] [...] Did I not once tell you how much I admired this translation? I believe I did -- but I must say it over again.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Sep 1828 and 28 Sep 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: Hugh Stuart Boyd
Title: Thoughts on an Illustrious Exile
Genre: Other religious, Classics, Essays / Criticism, History, Poetry, Biography, Miscellany / Anthology
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1825
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 16213  
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: 168
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson (ed.), The Brownings' Correspondence (Winfield, 1984), 2, p. 168,, accessed: 03 December 2023

Additional comments:



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