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Record 16352

Reading Experience:

Elizabeth Barrett to Lady Margaret Cocks, 31 December 1832: 'I have had my hands & head full of a book called the Greek Theatre, composed in part of extracts, & edited by a Cambridge Student [...] In the body of the work, are extracts from Schlegel: so full of poetical & classical enthusiasm, that I should like to know something of the [italics]German[end italics] Schlegel!'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Dec 1832 and 31 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: August Wilhelm von Schlegel
Title: Uber dramatische Kunst und Literatur (extracts)
Genre: Classics, Drama, Essays / Criticism, Poetry, Arts / architecture
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: In translation, in The Theatre of the Greeks (2nd edition. Ed. James Tate, 1827)
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 16352  
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: 70
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson (ed.), The Brownings' Correspondence (Winfield, 1985), 3, p. 70,, accessed: 23 March 2023

Additional comments:

See p.72 n.11 in source for details of text/edition read.



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