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Record 19517

Reading Experience:

Robert Browning to Elizabeth Barrett, letter postmarked 15 August 1845: 'There lies Consuelo -- done with! 'I shall tell you frankly that it strikes [italics]me[end italics] as precisely what in conventional language with the customary silliness is styled a [italics]woman's[end italics]-book, in its merits & defects [goes on to comment extensively on text]'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jul 1845 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: George Sand
Title: Consuelo
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 19517  
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: 29-30; 29
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Philip Kelley and Scott Lewis (ed.), The Brownings' Correspondence (Winfield, 1993), 11, p. 29-30; 29,, accessed: 29 May 2024

Additional comments:



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