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Record Number: 6589


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Henry James to William Dean Howells, 9 September 1873, regarding Howells's A Chance Acquaintance (just published): "I had great pleasure in reading it over ... [goes on to praise in detail]"

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Between 1 Aug 1873 and 9 Sep 1873

Country:

Germany

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Homburg

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:

Henry James

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

15 Apr 1843

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer

Religion:

unknown

Country of Origin:

USA

Country of Experience:

Germany

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

William Dean Howells

Title:

A Chance Acquaintance

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

1873

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

6589

Source:

Print

Author:

Henry James

Editor:

Leon Edel

Title:

Henry James: Letters

Place of Publication:

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Date of Publication:

1975

Vol:

1

Page:

400-02; 401

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Henry James, Leon Edel (ed.), Henry James: Letters (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1975), 1, p. 400-02; 401, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=6589, accessed: 19 September 2019


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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