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Record Number: 16359


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Robert Browning to Andre Victor Amedee de Ripert-Monclar, 5-7 December 1834: 'Madame Dudevant has accomplished something it seems -- a certain "Jacques" [...] I read an analysis of her's of the mental constitution of a gambler, from Lelia [...] a much truer exposition may be found in "The young Duke" by young D'Israeli [goes on to comment further upon latter novel].'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1832 and 5 Dec 1834

Country:

n/a

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:

Robert Browning

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

7 May 1812

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

n/a

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

George Sand

Title:

Lelia (chapter VIII)

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

1833

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

16359

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson

Title:

The Brownings' Correspondence

Place of Publication:

Winfield

Date of Publication:

1985

Vol:

3

Page:

111

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson (ed.), The Brownings' Correspondence, (Winfield, 1985), 3, p. 111, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=16359, accessed: 21 May 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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