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Record 7285

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Henry James to Grace Norton, 26 July 1880: "One of my latest sensations was going one day to Lady Airlie's to hear Browning read his own poems ... He read them as if he hated them and would like to bite them to pieces."
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 1880
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: Christian
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Henry James
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Robert Browning
Title: poems
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 7285  
Source - Print  
  Author: Henry James
  Editor: Leon Edel
  Title: Henry James: Letters
  Place of Publication: Cambridge, Massachusetts
  Date of Publication: 1975
  Vol: 2
  Page: 302
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Henry James, Leon Edel (ed.), Henry James: Letters (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1975), 2, p. 302, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=7285, accessed: 21 June 2024

Additional comments:

 

 

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