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Record 16372

Reading Experience:

Elizabeth Barrett to Lady Margaret Cocks, ?4 November 1835: 'Dr Brown's philosophy! No philosophy is like it. Poetry knows the place of his soul [...] I have gone thro' every sentence of his "philosophy of the human mind", making clear to mine that he is so. With regard to cause and effect, I do not believe him, -- and on some other questions'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Oct 1835 and 30 Nov 1835
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: 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: Essays / Criticism, Philosophy
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1820
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 16372  
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: 153
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson (ed.), The Brownings' Correspondence (Winfield, 1985), 3, p. 153,, accessed: 28 November 2023

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