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Record 17347

Reading Experience:

Elizabeth Barrett to Mary Russell Mitford, 20 November 1844: 'I read "La Torpille" -- but I cannot give you any information, such as you ask for [...] As to Casimir Delavigne, I dislike his poetry so much that I dont think I [italics]can[end italics] try to read any more of it.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1838 and 20 Nov 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: La Torpille
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1838
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 17347  
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: 236
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Philip Kelley and Scott Lewis (ed.), The Brownings' Correspondence (Winfield, 1991), 9, p. 236,, accessed: 09 December 2023

Additional comments:

Text first part of Splendeurs et miseres des courtisanes.



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