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Record 8531

Reading Experience:

Felicia Hemans to the Reverend Samuel Butler, 19 February 1828: 'I do not know whether you are at all a Lover of German Literature, but there is a poem in that Language, a beautiful nuptial benediction pronounced by a Father over his child [...] which some parts of your letter [about his daughter's forthcoming marriage] recalled to my mind. I have copied Madame de Stael's translation of it, and take the liberty of including it for you.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1813 and 19 Feb 1828
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)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Germaine de Stael
Title: De L'Allemagne
Genre: Essays / Criticism, Geography / Travel
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: First published 1813
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 8531  
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: 496
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Susan J. Wolfson (ed.), Felicia Hemans: Selected Poems, Letters, Reception Materials (Princeton, 2000), p. 496,, accessed: 19 June 2024

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