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Record 16339

Reading Experience:

Elizabeth Barrett to Lady Margaret Cocks, 30 August 1832: 'As soon as breakfast is over, I read a chapter from the Hebrew Bible [...] and then I hear my brothers read Greek; at two we are so patriarchal as to dine: and afterwards I go out upon a donkey [...] & read Pelham, & do many idle things'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 24 Aug 1832 and 30 Aug 1832
Country: England
Time: daytime
Place: city: Sidmouth
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: n/a
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: Edward George Bulwer-Lytton
Title: Pelham, or The Adventures of a Gentleman
Genre: n/a
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1828
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 16339  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson
  Title: The Brownings' Correspondence
  Place of Publication: Winfield
  Date of Publication: 1985
  Vol: 3
  Page: 53
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson (ed.), The Brownings' Correspondence (Winfield, 1985), 3, p. 53,, accessed: 24 April 2024

Additional comments:



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