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Record 16861

Reading Experience:

Elizabeth Barrett to Mary Russell Mitford, 31 February [sic] 1842: 'I have not very long done with Lewis's memoirs, -- & have actually scarcely laid aside Hayley's Autobiography [goes on to criticise these texts in detail]'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1842 and 1 Mar 1842
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
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: Margaret Baron-Wilson
Title: The Life and Correspondence of M. G. Lewis
Genre: Biography, Autobiog / Diary, Letters
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1839
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 16861  
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: 242
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson (ed.), The Brownings' Correspondence (Winfield, 1987), 5, p. 242,, accessed: 04 December 2023

Additional comments:



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