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Record 8616

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Thomas Medwin, in his memoir of Shelley: 'In the beginning of [1808] I showed Shelley some poems to which I had subscribed by Felicia Browne [...] Her juvenile productions, remarkable certainly for her age [14] [...] made a powerful impression on Shelley'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1808 and 30 Jun 1808
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:Percy Bysshe Shelley
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 4 Aug 1792
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: Pupil at Eton College
Religion: Atheist
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: Felicia Browne [later Hemans]
Title: Poems
Genre: Poetry, Miscellany / Anthology
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1808
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 8616  
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: 526
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Susan J. Wolfson (ed.), Felicia Hemans: Selected Poems, Letters, Reception Materials (Princeton, 2000), p. 526, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=8616, accessed: 18 July 2024

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