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Record 16360

Reading Experience:

Elizabeth Barrett to Hugh Stuart Boyd, 24 June 1835: 'I am reading Dr Brown's Philosophy -- shall have [italics]read[end italics] it tomorrow -- and like metaphysics better than ever, & am beginning to think it quite as [italics]demonstrative[end italics] as mathematics the beloved! -- I am reading besides, Anthony Collins, and Luther, [italics]on the will[end italics].'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jun 1835 and 24 Dec 1835
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Sidmouth
county: Devonshire
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: Thomas Brown
Title: Lectures on the Philosophy of the Human Mind
Genre: Social Science, Philosophy, psychology
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1820
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 16360  
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: 139
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson (ed.), The Brownings' Correspondence (Winfield, 1985), 3, p. 139,, accessed: 28 November 2023

Additional comments:



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