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Record Number: 28812


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Let me thank you for the Swinburne bibliography which I've read with the greatest interest.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 5 May 1919 and 30 Sep 1919

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

Wye
Kent
Spring Grove

Type of Experience
(Reader):
 

silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Type of Experience
(Listener):
 

solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown


Reader / Listener / Reading Group:

Reader:

Joseph Conrad

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

3 Dec 1857

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Master mariner and author

Religion:

originally Polish Catholic, by now agnostic/atheist

Country of Origin:

Poland

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Thomas James Wise

Title:

A Bibliography of the Writings in Prose and Verse of Algernon Charles Swinburne (Part 1)

Genre:

Reference / General works, bibliography

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

privately printed 1919

Provenance

unknown
sent by author


Source Information:

Record ID:

28812

Source:

Print

Author:

Joseph Conrad

Editor:

Laurence Davies, Frederick R. Karl and Owen Knowles

Title:

The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad Volume 6, 1917-1919

Place of Publication:

Cambridge

Date of Publication:

2002

Vol:

6

Page:

499

Additional Comments:

Letter from Joseph Conrad to T. J. Wise dated 30 September 1919, Spring Grove.

Citation:

Joseph Conrad, Laurence Davies, Frederick R. Karl and Owen Knowles (ed.), The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad Volume 6, 1917-1919 (Cambridge, 2002), 6, p. 499, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=28812, accessed: 18 September 2019


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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