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Record 17638

Reading Experience:

Elizabeth Barrett Browning to Henrietta Moulton-Barrett, 31 March 1847: 'Thank you for the dear welcome letters [...] Tell [Arabel] to thank Mr Boyd for his kind one -- Mr Boyd's [...] came when I was ill [following miscarriage] & Robert read [it] to me -- Not that he reads my letters so in general, mind, .. but that my head swam so on that particular occasion & wd not let me read properly.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 15 Mar 1847 and 31 Mar 1847
Country: Italy
Time: n/a
Place: city: Pisa
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 1812
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
Religion: unknown
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: Italy
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Elizabeth Barrett Browning (reader's wife)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Hugh Stuart Boyd
Title: letter to Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Genre: Unknown
Form of Text: Manuscript: Letter
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: borrowed (other)


Source Information:

Record ID: 17638  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Philip Kelley and Scott Lewis
  Title: The Brownings' Correspondence
  Place of Publication: Winfield
  Date of Publication: 1998
  Vol: 14
  Page: 162
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Philip Kelley and Scott Lewis (ed.), The Brownings' Correspondence (Winfield, 1998), 14, p. 162,, accessed: 03 December 2023

Additional comments:



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