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Record 19514

Reading Experience:

'R[obert] B[rowning] wrote seven and a half pages of comments about E[lizabeth] B[arrett] B[arrett]'s revised translation [of Aeschylus' Prometheus Bound], and ended with these remarks: "And so it is all magnificently rendered. The above attempts at notifcation are the merest stoppings for a moment where I did not know my old path thro' the text again [...] take my true praise and congratulations."'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 May 1845 and 7 Jun 1845
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:Robert Browning
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 7 May 1812
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: writer
Religion: unknown
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: Aeschylus
Title: Prometheus Bound
Genre: Classics, Drama, Poetry
Form of Text: Manuscript: Unknown
Publication details: In translation by Elizabeth Barrett
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 19514  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Philip Kelley and Scott Lewis
  Title: The Brownings' Correspondence
  Place of Publication: Winfield
  Date of Publication: 1992
  Vol: 10
  Page: 255 n.2
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Philip Kelley and Scott Lewis (ed.), The Brownings' Correspondence (Winfield, 1992), 10, p. 255 n.2,, accessed: 24 June 2024

Additional comments:



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