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Record Number: 7158


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Henry James writes (in French) on 12 February 1895 to Alphonse Daudet, on having read and enjoyed Daudet's new novel [Petite Paroisse], sent to him by Daudet, and re-read (in each case for the third time) the same author's Sapho and L'Immortel.

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

unknown

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:

15 Apr 1843

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer

Religion:

unknown

Country of Origin:

USA

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Alphonse Daudet

Title:

Petite Paroisse

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

7158

Source:

Print

Author:

Henry James

Editor:

Leon Edel

Title:

Henry James: Letters

Place of Publication:

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Date of Publication:

1980

Vol:

3

Page:

519

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Henry James, Leon Edel (ed.), Henry James: Letters (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1980), 3, p. 519, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=7158, accessed: 21 September 2019


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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