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Record 16741

Reading Experience:

Elizabeth Barrett to Mary Russell Mitford, 12 November 1841, having recommended she read Theodosia Garrow's narrative poem 'The Doom of Cheynholme' in The Keepsake For 1842: 'You may like it better than I do [...] Individuality & inspiration I do [italics]not[end italics] find in her. Enclosed is a paper I laid my hand on this morning -- some stanzas of hers on poor LEL's death, & in her own autograph. Read it & tell me what you think'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: unknown
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: 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: poem on death of Letitia Elizabeth Landon
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Manuscript: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 16741  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson
  Title: The Brownings' Correspondence
  Place of Publication: Winfield
  Date of Publication: 1987
  Vol: 5
  Page: 169
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson (ed.), The Brownings' Correspondence (Winfield, 1987), 5, p. 169,, accessed: 24 July 2024

Additional comments:



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