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Record 19618

Reading Experience:

Elizabeth Barrett Browning to Mary Russell Mitford, 7 November 1850: 'I have seen extracts in the Examiner from Tennyson's "In Memoriam," which seemed to me exquisitely beautiful & pathetical.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 8 1850 and 7 Nov 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:

Reader:Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 6 Mar 1806
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: n/a
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: Alfred Tennyson
Title: In Memoriam (extracts)
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: In review in The Examiner, 8 June 1850, pp.356-357
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 19618  
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: 226
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Philip Kelley, Scott Lewis, Edward Hagan (ed.), The Brownings' Correspondence (Winfield, 2007), 16, p. 226,, accessed: 01 July 2022

Additional comments:



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