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Record 16995

Reading Experience:

Elizabeth Barrett to Mary Russell Mitford, 25 April 1842: 'Of course you know Mademoiselle de Monpensier's [sic] Memoires. They are most characteristically delightful -- yet I am only just now reading them -- & the Duc de St Simon's also. I have a sort of Memoir brain fever at the present season-- Don't you think so?'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Apr 1842 and 25 Apr 1842
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: Louis de Rouvroy, Duc de Saint-Simon
Title: Memoires
Genre: History, Autobiog / Diary, Politics
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: First published in 7 vols, 1788-89.
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 16995  
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: 321
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson (ed.), The Brownings' Correspondence (Winfield, 1987), 5, p. 321,, accessed: 18 April 2024

Additional comments:



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