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Record Number: 15961


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Elizabeth Barrett to her uncle, Samuel Moulton-Barrett, c. December 1816: 'I have finished "Telemaque," and have read one, or two of Racine's plays, which I like very much'.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1816 and 31 Dec 1816

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:

Elizabeth Barrett

Age:

Child (0-17)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

6 Mar 1806

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

child

Religion:

Christian

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Francois de Salignac de la Mothe-Fenelon

Title:

Les Aventures de Telemaque

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

15961

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson

Title:

The Brownings' Correspondence

Place of Publication:

Winfield

Date of Publication:

1984

Vol:

1

Page:

27

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson (ed.), The Brownings' Correspondence, (Winfield, 1984), 1, p. 27, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=15961, accessed: 08 February 2023


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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