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Record 16219

Reading Experience:

Elizabeth Barrett to Edmund Henry Barker, 12 May 1829: 'You desire to have my remarks on Dugald Stewart versus Sir Uvedale [Price]. Some time ago I read Stewart's Essays; & I flattered myself, till this moment, that I recollected his arguments clearly enough, to be able to write upon them to you. But upon opening the book & turning over the pages, I find more pages [...] on the subject, than I recollected or reckoned upon: and this letter must not be kept till I can read & think them all over.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1829 and 12 May 1829
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: Dugald Stewart
Title: essays
Genre: Essays / Criticism, Philosophy
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 16219  
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: 191
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson (ed.), The Brownings' Correspondence (Winfield, 1984), 2, p. 191,, accessed: 31 March 2023

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