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Record 16349

Reading Experience:

Elizabeth Barrett to Julia Martin, 14 December 1832: 'I have been reading Bulwer's novels & Mrs Trollope's libels, & Dr Parr's works [...] [Mrs Trollope] has neither the delicacy nor the candour which constitute true nobility of mind [...] Bulwer has quite delighted me: he has all the dramatic talent which Scott has: & all the passion which Scott has not -- and he appears to me to be besides a far profounder discriminator of character. There are some very fine things in his Denounced [sic].'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 24 Aug 1832 and 14 Dec 1832
Country: England
Time: n/a
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: Frances Trollope
Title: Domestic Manners of the Americans
Genre: Geography / Travel
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1832
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 16349  
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: 67
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson (ed.), The Brownings' Correspondence (Winfield, 1985), 3, p. 67,, accessed: 23 June 2024

Additional comments:



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