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Record 19615

Reading Experience:

Elizabeth Barrett Browning to Isa Blagden, ?27 July 1850: 'I return the "Confidences" with thanks upon thanks. Both Robert & I began with a sort of interest & pleasure, & ended with a sort of sickness of the book & the man. Weakness & falseness are two bad things indeed.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1 Jun 1850 and 27 Jul 1850
Country: Italy
Time: n/a
Place: city: Florence
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:

Reading Group:Robert and Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Unknown
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writers
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: Italy
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Alphonse Marie Louis de Prat de Lamartine
Title: Les Confidences
Genre: Autobiog / Diary
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1849
Provenance: borrowed (other)


Source Information:

Record ID: 19615  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Philip Kelley, Scott Lewis, Edward Hagan
  Title: The Brownings' Correspondence
  Place of Publication: Winfield
  Date of Publication: 2007
  Vol: 16
  Page: 166
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Philip Kelley, Scott Lewis, Edward Hagan (ed.), The Brownings' Correspondence (Winfield, 2007), 16, p. 166,, accessed: 31 March 2023

Additional comments:



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