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Record 17109

Reading Experience:

Robert Browning to Alfred Domett, 5 March 1843: 'Here we are sound asleep. Bulwer's new Novel, "The Last of the Barons," is to be, he says, the last of Bulwer's -- and seems a poor affair, if one may judge by the single extract I have seen.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 4 Mar 1843 and 5 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: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: Edward George Bulwer-Lytton
Title: The Last of the Barons (extract)
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: Source eds suggest The Athenaeum, 4 March 1843 (no.801, pp205-206), in which extracts from text appeared.
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 17109  
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: 352-353
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson (ed.), The Brownings' Correspondence (Winfield, 1988), 6, p. 352-353,, accessed: 22 April 2024

Additional comments:



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