Festus

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Festus

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Evidence

Elizabeth Barrett to Richard Hengist Horne, 9 June 1843: "A gentleman, a poet, a correspondent, at large intervals, of mine [...] wrote to me, praising [John] Sterling extravagantly. [italics]I[end italics], .. who never cd see much in Sterling, .. was sincere & cold about him in reply, .. & begged the praiser to read Festus, which I was reading at the moment. Well! -- Presently I had another letter. My correspondent was astounded at me! Upon my praise, he had procured Festus, & looked at one or two pages, .. when he was driven back in convulsive fits, by the hot blast of Indecency & Blasphemy emitted from the leaves -- he found it impossible to read such a book!"

Source

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Notes
Text a version of the Faust myth. Source eds conjecture that Barrett's correspondent was Richard Edwin Austin Townsend; see p.176 n.8.

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Accessed on 2019/12/07 00:22:20

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Festus

Reading experience
Identifer:
ukred-17184

Evidence

Elizabeth Barrett to Richard Hengist Horne, 9 June 1843: "A gentleman, a poet, a correspondent, at large intervals, of mine [...] wrote to me, praising [John] Sterling extravagantly. [italics]I[end italics], .. who never cd see much in Sterling, .. was sincere & cold about him in reply, .. & begged the praiser to read Festus, which I was reading at the moment. Well! -- Presently I had another letter. My correspondent was astounded at me! Upon my praise, he had procured Festus, & looked at one or two pages, .. when he was driven back in convulsive fits, by the hot blast of Indecency & Blasphemy emitted from the leaves -- he found it impossible to read such a book!"

Source

The Brownings' Correspondence

Text being read

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TST4
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TFO02
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TPR215

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Place of reading experience
Unknown
EuRED : emotions
EuRED : intensity
EuRED : environment
EuRED : lighting
EuRED : testimony
EuRED : reliability
Notes
Text a version of the Faust myth. Source eds conjecture that Barrett's correspondent was Richard Edwin Austin Townsend; see p.176 n.8.

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:

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http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/71826
Accessed on 2019/12/07 00:22:20

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[John] Sterling extravagantly. [italics]I[end italics], .. who never cd see much in Sterling, .. 
was sincere &amp; cold about him in reply, .. &amp; begged the praiser to read Festus, which I was 
reading at the moment. Well! -- Presently I had another letter. My correspondent was 
astounded at me! Upon my praise, he had procured Festus, &amp; looked at one or two pages, .. 
when he was driven back in convulsive fits, by the hot blast of Indecency &amp; Blasphemy 
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