novels

Reading experience

?itemComments

novels

Reading experience
Identifer:
ukred-17011

Evidence

Elizabeth Barrett to Mary Russell Mitford, 26 July 1842: "If our dear Mr Kenyon should turn out to be bewitched [by Ellen Pickering], it was not achieved by the novels. He keeps Wordsworth & Tennyson in his house until weeks count up into months without reading a page of them: he is not likely to read a Miss P. But I who read more of good & bad than I dare confess, & who of late years [as invalid] have stretched out my hand for literature, more sometimes to be languid & half asleep over than for thoughtful purpose, know her novels very well, & have found the degree of amusement or beguilement I sought, from several of them. Nobody can praise them for good writing to be sure, -- nor for any other sort of elevation above the commonplace [...] But there is a degree of amusement to be confessed in the books -- at least by me when I am sleepy -- & there is an amiableness & good feeling which I was always pleased to confess."

Source

The Brownings' Correspondence

Text being read

EuRED : text status
TST4
EuRED : text form
TFO02
EuRED : text provenance
TPR215

Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Barrett, Elizabeth
Aged 27-36 [Experience was between 1833 and 1842, born in 1806]

Details of the reading experience

Date of Reading Experience
January 1 1833 - July 26 1842
Time of Reading Experience
EuRED : experience type
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EuRED : experience frequency
EXF3
Place of reading experience
England
EuRED : emotions
EuRED : intensity
EuRED : environment
EuRED : lighting
EuRED : testimony
EuRED : reliability
Notes


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Accessed on 2019/12/10 06:28:36

Related place
England
Related people
Barrett, Elizabeth
Related text or manuscript
The Brownings' Correspondence
Related place
England
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into months without reading a page of them: he is not likely to read a Miss P.  But I who read 
more of good &amp; bad than I dare confess, &amp; who of late years [as invalid] have stretched out 
my hand for literature, more sometimes to be languid &amp; half asleep over than for thoughtful 
purpose, know her novels very well, &amp; have found the degree of amusement or beguilement I 
sought, from several of them.  Nobody can praise them for good writing to be sure, -- nor for 
any other sort of elevation above the commonplace [...] But there is a degree of amusement 
to be confessed in the books -- at least by me when I am sleepy -- &amp; there is an amiableness 
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novels

Reading experience
Identifer:
ukred-17011

Evidence

Elizabeth Barrett to Mary Russell Mitford, 26 July 1842: "If our dear Mr Kenyon should turn out to be bewitched [by Ellen Pickering], it was not achieved by the novels. He keeps Wordsworth & Tennyson in his house until weeks count up into months without reading a page of them: he is not likely to read a Miss P. But I who read more of good & bad than I dare confess, & who of late years [as invalid] have stretched out my hand for literature, more sometimes to be languid & half asleep over than for thoughtful purpose, know her novels very well, & have found the degree of amusement or beguilement I sought, from several of them. Nobody can praise them for good writing to be sure, -- nor for any other sort of elevation above the commonplace [...] But there is a degree of amusement to be confessed in the books -- at least by me when I am sleepy -- & there is an amiableness & good feeling which I was always pleased to confess."

Source

The Brownings' Correspondence

Text being read

EuRED : text status
TST4
EuRED : text form
TFO02
EuRED : text provenance
TPR215

Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Barrett, Elizabeth
Aged 27-36 [Experience was between 1833 and 1842, born in 1806]

Details of the reading experience

Date of Reading Experience
January 1 1833 - July 26 1842
Time of Reading Experience
EuRED : experience type
EXT13
EuRED : experience frequency
EXF3
Place of reading experience
England
EuRED : emotions
EuRED : intensity
EuRED : environment
EuRED : lighting
EuRED : testimony
EuRED : reliability
Notes


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/71510
Accessed on 2019/12/10 06:28:36

Related place
England
Related people
Barrett, Elizabeth
Related text or manuscript
The Brownings' Correspondence
Related place
England
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achieved by the novels.  He keeps Wordsworth &amp; Tennyson in his house until weeks count up 
into months without reading a page of them: he is not likely to read a Miss P.  But I who read 
more of good &amp; bad than I dare confess, &amp; who of late years [as invalid] have stretched out 
my hand for literature, more sometimes to be languid &amp; half asleep over than for thoughtful 
purpose, know her novels very well, &amp; have found the degree of amusement or beguilement I 
sought, from several of them.  Nobody can praise them for good writing to be sure, -- nor for 
any other sort of elevation above the commonplace [...] But there is a degree of amusement 
to be confessed in the books -- at least by me when I am sleepy -- &amp; there is an amiableness 
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