Grace Darling

Reading experience

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Grace Darling

Reading experience
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Evidence

Elizabeth Barrett to Hugh Stuart Boyd, 18 May 1843: "[William Wordsworth] had the kindness to send me the poem upon Grace Darling when it first appeared: and with a curious mixture of feelings [...] I yet read it with so much pain from the nature of the subject, that my judgement was scarcely free to consider the poetry [...] "[italics]But[end italics] ... I do confess to you my dear friend, that I suspect, .. through the mist of my sensations, .. the poem in question to be very inferior to his former poems".

Source

The Brownings' Correspondence

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Barrett, Elizabeth
Aged 34-37 [Experience was between 1840 and 1843, born in 1806]

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Notes
Barret would have been caused pain by this reading due to associations with her brother Edward's death at sea in the summer of 1840.

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Accessed on 2019/12/11 02:09:41

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

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)

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Barrett, Elizabeth
Aged 34-37 [Experience was between 1840 and 1843, born in 1806]

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EuRED : emotions
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EuRED : testimony
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Notes
Barret would have been caused pain by this reading due to associations with her brother Edward's death at sea in the summer of 1840.

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/71809
Accessed on 2019/12/11 02:09:41

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