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Record 17008

Reading Experience:

Robert Browning to Alfred Domett, 13 July 1842: 'I send this with Tennyson's new vol -- The alterations are insane. WhatEVER is touched is spoiled [...] Locksley Hall is shorn of two or three couplets I will copy out from the book of somebody who luckily transcribed from the proof-sheet -- meantime [italics]one[end italics] line, you will see, I [italics]have[end italics] restored'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1842 and 13 Jul 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:Robert Browning
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 7 May 1812
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
Religion: unknown
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: Alfred Tennyson
Title: Poems
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 2 vols, 1842
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 17008  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson
  Title: The Brownings' Correspondence
  Place of Publication: Winfield
  Date of Publication: 1988
  Vol: 6
  Page: 32
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson (ed.), The Brownings' Correspondence (Winfield, 1988), 6, p. 32,, accessed: 01 July 2022

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