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Record 8533

Reading Experience:

Felicia Hemans to Mary Russell Mitford, 10 November 1828: 'My dear Miss Mitford, Accept my late, though sincere and cordial congratulations on the brilliant success of "Rienzi," of which I have read with unfeigned gratification [...] I have yet only read of Rienzi a few noble passages given by the Newspapers and Magazines, but in a few days I hope to be acquainted with the whole'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1828 and 10 Nov 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: Mary Russell Mitford
Title: Rienzi (excerpts)
Genre: Drama
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper, Serial / periodical
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 8533  
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: 501
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Susan J. Wolfson (ed.), Felicia Hemans: Selected Poems, Letters, Reception Materials (Princeton, 2000), p. 501,, accessed: 20 June 2024

Additional comments:



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