'Orpheus'

Reading experience

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'Orpheus'

Reading experience
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Evidence

Elizabeth Barrett to Richard Hengist Horne, 10 March 1841: "I have seen Orpheus, & write just to thank you for the pleasure of the vision [...] You have gathered power, intensity, freedom of versification -- But in my brain ---- ""slow the Argo ploughs her way LIke a dun dragon spreading moonlit wings"", to suggest certain unsurpassable lines."

Source

The Brownings' Correspondence

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Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Barrett, Elizabeth
Aged 35 [Experience in 1841, born in 1806]

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Date of Reading Experience
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Time of Reading Experience
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Notes
Source eds note that they were unable to trace any published poem by Horne entitled 'Orpheus' and containing these line, suggesting that 'it was, perhaps, sent to EBB in manuscript' (see p.30 n.1).

How to cite this record

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Accessed on 2019/12/06 21:58:20

Related place
England
Related people
Barrett, Elizabeth
Related text or manuscript
The Brownings' Correspondence
Related place
England
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'Orpheus'

Reading experience
Identifer:
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Evidence

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Source

The Brownings' Correspondence

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Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Barrett, Elizabeth
Aged 35 [Experience in 1841, born in 1806]

Details of the reading experience

Date of Reading Experience
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Time of Reading Experience
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England
EuRED : emotions
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EuRED : lighting
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Notes
Source eds note that they were unable to trace any published poem by Horne entitled 'Orpheus' and containing these line, suggesting that 'it was, perhaps, sent to EBB in manuscript' (see p.30 n.1).

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/71002
Accessed on 2019/12/06 21:58:20

Related place
England
Related people
Barrett, Elizabeth
Related text or manuscript
The Brownings' Correspondence
Related place
England
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