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Record 17339

Reading Experience:

Elizabeth Barrett to Mary Russell Mitford, 3 September 1844: 'I read the preface to "Le Lis" & was delighted by it -- but I admire the romance far more than you seem to do, and as a love-romance, a nouvelle "nouvelle Heloise," think it quite exquisite.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1836 and 3 Sep 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: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: Honore de Balzac
Title: Le Lys dans la Vallee (including Preface)
Genre: Fiction, Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: Werdet edn of text, containing preface, published in 1836.
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 17339  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Philip Kelley and Scott Lewis
  Title: The Brownings' Correspondence
  Place of Publication: Winfield
  Date of Publication: 1991
  Vol: 9
  Page: 126
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Philip Kelley and Scott Lewis (ed.), The Brownings' Correspondence (Winfield, 1991), 9, p. 126,, accessed: 09 December 2023

Additional comments:

Text conjecturally identified by source eds.



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