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Record 8529

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Felicia Hemans to William Blackwood, 13 June 1827: 'I beg to thank you for your obliging letter and valuable present of books, from the perusal of which I have derived great pleasure. The little work called "Solitary hours" interested me particularly: some of the pieces it contains had before struck me in your Magazine'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1826 and 13 Oct 1827
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:Felicia Hemans
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 25 Sep 1793
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
Religion: Church of England
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Caroline Bowles
Title: poetical/prose "pieces"
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: In Blackwood's Magazine
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 8529  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Susan J. Wolfson
  Title: Felicia Hemans: Selected Poems, Letters, Reception Materials
  Place of Publication: Princeton
  Date of Publication: 2000
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 494
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Susan J. Wolfson (ed.), Felicia Hemans: Selected Poems, Letters, Reception Materials (Princeton, 2000), p. 494, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=8529, accessed: 29 May 2024

Additional comments:

Source editor notes that Solitary Hours contained both prose and verse pieces (though does not make clear whether the prose pieces were fiction or non-fiction, or both).

 

 

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