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Record 899

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Comparing scripture with scripture. Reading besides Self control [by Mary Brunton] which Henrietta has borrowed from Mrs. Martin. It is formed on the model of Clarissa Harlowe; but the heroine is more immaculate than even Clarissa, & more happy finally! ? The book is well-written & interesting. A combination of fortitude & delicacy always interests me in a particular manner.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 14 Sep 1831
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Ledbury
specific address: Hope End
   
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: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Mary Brunton
Title: Self Control
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 899  
Source - Print  
  Author: Elizabeth Barrett
  Editor: Elizabeth Berridge
  Title: The Barretts at Hope End: The Early Diary of Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1974
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 170
  Additional comments: Diary entry for 14 September 1831

Citation: Elizabeth Barrett, Elizabeth Berridge (ed.), The Barretts at Hope End: The Early Diary of Elizabeth Barrett Browning (London, 1974), p. 170, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=899, accessed: 24 September 2022

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