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Record Number: 17104


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Elizabeth Barrett to James Martin, 6 February 1843: 'Do you know that the royal Boz lives close to us -- three doors from Mr Kenyon in Harley Place? The new numbers appear to me admirable, & full of life & blood .. whatever we may say to the thick rouging & extravagance of gesture. There is a beauty, a tenderness, too, in the organ-scene'.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1843 and 6 Feb 1843

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:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

6 Mar 1806

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer

Religion:

Evangelical

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:

Charles Dickens

Title:

Martin Chuzzlewit

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

In monthly instalments from 1 January 1843

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

17104

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson

Title:

The Brownings' Correspondence

Place of Publication:

Winfield

Date of Publication:

1988

Vol:

6

Page:

316

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Philip Kelley and Ronald Hudson (ed.), The Brownings' Correspondence, (Winfield, 1988), 6, p. 316, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=17104, accessed: 24 February 2020


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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