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Record 17322

Reading Experience:

Thomas Westwood to Elizabeth Barrett, ?12 April 1844: 'I have just finished the second volume [of A New Spirit of the Age], dear Miss Barrett, & my fingers itch to tell you that I am quite positively sure that [italics]you are in more pages of the book than those headed by your name[end italics]'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Mar 1844 and 12 Apr 1844
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:Thomas Westwood
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 26 Nov 1814
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
Religion: unknown
Country of origin: unknown
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Richard Hengist Horne
Title: A New Spirit of the Age
Genre: Fiction, Essays / Criticism, Poetry, Biography
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: March 1844
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 17322  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson
  Title: The Brownings' Correspondence
  Place of Publication: Winfield
  Date of Publication: 1990
  Vol: 8
  Page: 299
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson (ed.), The Brownings' Correspondence (Winfield, 1990), 8, p. 299,, accessed: 04 June 2023

Additional comments:

Barrett a collaborator on certain entries in text (Carlyle, Tennyson), as well as being the subject of another entry.



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