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Record Number: 16513


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Thomas Noon Talfourd to Elizabeth Barrett, 2 June 1838: 'Mr Serjt Talfourd presents his compliments to Miss Barrett and begs to express to her how much he is gratified and honored by the gift of her charming volume of poems; -- at which he has already glanced with singular pleasure -- and which he hopes to enjoy thoroughly in the first leisure he can obtain.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 May 1838 and 2 Jun 1838

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:

Thomas Noon Talfourd

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

26 May 1795

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer/barrister

Religion:

unknown

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:

Elizabeth Barrett

Title:

The Seraphim

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

16513

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson

Title:

The Brownings' Correspondence

Place of Publication:

Winfield

Date of Publication:

1986

Vol:

4

Page:

41

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson (ed.), The Brownings' Correspondence, (Winfield, 1986), 4, p. 41, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=16513, accessed: 23 May 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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