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Record 16524

Reading Experience:

Elizabeth Barrett to Theodosia Garrow, late November 1838: 'I cannot return the [italics]Book of Beauty[end italics] to Miss Garrow without thanking her for allowing me to read in it sooner than I should otherwise have done, those contributions of her own which help to justify its title, and which are indeed sweet and touching verses.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 15 Oct 1838 and 30 Nov 1838
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Torquay
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: Evangelical
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: Theodosia Garrow
Title: poems 'The Gazelles' and 'On Presenting a Young Invalid With a Bunch of Early Violets'
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: In The Book of Beauty, annual edited by Lady Blessington.
Provenance: borrowed (other)


Source Information:

Record ID: 16524  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson
  Title: The Brownings' Correspondence
  Place of Publication: Winfield
  Date of Publication: 1986
  Vol: 4
  Page: 106
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson (ed.), The Brownings' Correspondence (Winfield, 1986), 4, p. 106,, accessed: 13 July 2024

Additional comments:



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