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Record 7747

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Did you see ? what I am reading just too late (but we must be benighted sometimes) in the number before the last of the Edinburgh Review, a notice of Madme d?Arblay, very admirable in all ways, but chiefly interesting to you for the sake of the high estimate of your Miss Austen, who is called second to Shakespeare in the nice delineation of character.' [the review was in the January 1843 issue].
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1843 and 3 Mar 1843
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
   
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
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 6 Mar 1806
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: Poet
Religion: Evangelical Anglican
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: Also known as Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Mrs Robert Browning

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Thomas Babington Macaulay
Title: Diary and Letters of Madame d'Arblay
Genre: Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: In the January 1843 issue of the Edinburgh Review
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 7747  
Source - Print  
  Author: Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  Editor: Meredith B. Raymond
  Title: The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning to Mary Russell Mitford 1836-1854
  Place of Publication: Armstrong Browning Library of Baylor University, The Browning Institute, Wedgestone Press and Wellesley College
  Date of Publication: 1983
  Vol: 2
  Page: 183
  Additional comments: second editor is Mary Rose Sullivan. Letter from Elizabeth Barrett Browning to Mary Russell Mitford, 3 Mar 1843

Citation: Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Meredith B. Raymond (ed.), The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning to Mary Russell Mitford 1836-1854 (Armstrong Browning Library of Baylor University, The Browning Institute, Wedgestone Press and Wellesley College, 1983), 2, p. 183, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=7747, accessed: 22 April 2024

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