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Record 17108

Reading Experience:

Elizabeth Barrett to Mary Russell Mitford, ?3 March 1843: 'Mr Kenyon calls Christopher North a "glorious brute" -- [italics]I[end italics] call him a "brute- angel" [...] Oh surely, surely, he is a great poet .. in prose! I am reading the Recreations -- 3d volume.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Feb 1843 and 3 Mar 1843
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: John Wilson (as Christopher North)
Title: The Recreations of Christopher North (vol. 3)
Genre: ?Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1842
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 17108  
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: 344
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson (ed.), The Brownings' Correspondence (Winfield, 1988), 6, p. 344,, accessed: 20 February 2024

Additional comments:



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