Life of Napoleon

Reading experience

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Life of Napoleon

Reading experience
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Evidence

Henrietta Moulton-Barrett, to Elizabeth Barrett, c.4 October 1830: "For the last three hours [Arabella, reader"s sister] has done nothing but talk in the most nonsensical manner & laughing loud enough for anyone to hear her all over the house -- All this time I have been as studious as usual reading Napoleon"s life but Alas! I found other obstacles there for when Arabel was quiet for an instant my eyes would close & in spite of the noise I have had two or three dreams in the last half hour".

Source

The Brownings' Correspondence

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Aged 21 [Experience in 1830, born in 1809]

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Notes
Source eds suggest text read may have been William Hazlitt, Life of Napoleon Buonaparte (4 vols, 1828-30) (see p.265 n.2).

How to cite this record

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Accessed on 2020/01/20 10:38:35

Related place
England
Related people
Moulton-Barrett, Henrietta
Related text or manuscript
The Brownings' Correspondence
Related place
England
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Life of Napoleon

Reading experience
Identifer:
ukred-16312

Evidence

Henrietta Moulton-Barrett, to Elizabeth Barrett, c.4 October 1830: "For the last three hours [Arabella, reader"s sister] has done nothing but talk in the most nonsensical manner & laughing loud enough for anyone to hear her all over the house -- All this time I have been as studious as usual reading Napoleon"s life but Alas! I found other obstacles there for when Arabel was quiet for an instant my eyes would close & in spite of the noise I have had two or three dreams in the last half hour".

Source

The Brownings' Correspondence

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Reader(s) and listener(s)

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Aged 21 [Experience in 1830, born in 1809]

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Date of Reading Experience
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Notes
Source eds suggest text read may have been William Hazlitt, Life of Napoleon Buonaparte (4 vols, 1828-30) (see p.265 n.2).

How to cite this record

You can copy this item for personal use, share it, and post it on a blog or website. It cannot be used commercially without permission. Please ensure the following credit accompanies it:

The Brownings' Correspondence
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/70280
Accessed on 2020/01/20 10:38:35

Related place
England
Related people
Moulton-Barrett, Henrietta
Related text or manuscript
The Brownings' Correspondence
Related place
England
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