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Record Number: 7173


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Henry James to Mrs John Rollin Tilton, 3 April 1878: " ... even in Rome I could not have done more than piangere over the King [Victor Emmanuel II]'s death, and that I did here, every morning, at breakfast as I read the letters in the Times ..."

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1878 and 3 Apr 1878

Country:

England

Time

morning

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:

Title:

The Times

Genre:

Reference / General works

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

7173

Source:

Print

Author:

Henry James

Editor:

Leon Edel

Title:

Henry James: Letters

Place of Publication:

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Date of Publication:

1975

Vol:

2

Page:

163

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Henry James, Leon Edel (ed.), Henry James: Letters (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1975), 2, p. 163, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=7173, accessed: 19 September 2019


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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