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Record 19516

Reading Experience:

Robert Browning to Elizabeth Barrett, letter postmarked 15 August 1845: 'I have read those novels [i.e. Alice, and Ernest Maltravers, mentioned by Barrett in letter postmarked 13 August] -- but I must keep that word of words, "genius" -- for something different -- "talent" will do here surely.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1837 and 15 Aug 1845
Country: unknown
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: unknown
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Edward George Bulwer-Lytton
Title: Ernest Maltravers
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1837
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 19516  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Philip Kelley and Scott Lewis
  Title: The Brownings' Correspondence
  Place of Publication: Winfield
  Date of Publication: 1993
  Vol: 11
  Page: 29
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Philip Kelley and Scott Lewis (ed.), The Brownings' Correspondence (Winfield, 1993), 11, p. 29,, accessed: 29 May 2024

Additional comments:



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