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Record Number: 6987


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I asked James if he had read Shaw?s Manifesto. He said "I have it here and have made several attempts, but his horrible flippancy revolts me".?

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 14 Nov 1914 and 2 Dec 1914

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

n/a

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:

1843

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

writer

Religion:

Christian

Country of Origin:

America

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

G. B. Shaw

Title:

Common Sense about the War

Genre:

Essays / Criticism, Politics

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

New Statesman, 14 November 1914

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

6987

Source:

Print

Author:

Arnold Bennett

Editor:

James Hepburn

Title:

Letters of Arnold Bennett Vol I: Letters to J.B. Pinker

Place of Publication:

London: Oxford University Press

Date of Publication:

1966

Vol:

1

Page:

217

Additional Comments:

in a letter to Arnold Bennett from J.B. Pinker , Dec 14, 1914

Citation:

Arnold Bennett, James Hepburn (ed.), Letters of Arnold Bennett Vol I: Letters to J.B. Pinker (London: Oxford University Press, 1966), 1, p. 217, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=6987, accessed: 16 September 2019


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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