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Record Number: 7146


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Henry James to Charles Eliot Norton, 4 July 1892: "Have you read any of ... [Paul Bourget's] novels? If you haven't, don't ... Make an exception, however, for Terre Promise, which is to appear a few months hence, and which I have been reading in proof, here ... It is perhaps 'psychology' gone mad -- but it is an extraordinary production."

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

4 Jul 1892

Country:

Italy

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Siena

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:

Italy

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Paul Bourget

Title:

La Terre promise

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Manuscript: Sheet, proofs

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

7146

Source:

Print

Author:

Henry James

Editor:

Leon Edel

Title:

Henry James: Letters

Place of Publication:

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Date of Publication:

1980

Vol:

3

Page:

388

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Henry James, Leon Edel (ed.), Henry James: Letters (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1980), 3, p. 388, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=7146, accessed: 17 September 2019


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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