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Record 17174

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Elizabeth Barrett to Richard Hengist Horne, 1 May 1843: 'I have been reading Carlyle .. his "Past & Present" -- There is nothing new in it -- even of Carlyleism .... but almost everything true -- I am a devotee of Carlyle.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Apr 1843 and 1 May 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)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Thomas Carlyle
Title: Past and Present
Genre: Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 17174  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson
  Title: The Brownings' Correspondence
  Place of Publication: Winfield
  Date of Publication: 1989
  Vol: 7
  Page: 100
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson (ed.), The Brownings' Correspondence (Winfield, 1989), 7, p. 100, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=17174, accessed: 31 January 2023

Additional comments:

 

 

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