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Record Number: 7511


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'[Barrett Wendell] has [...] sent me his new book on Shakespeare, in which I have been (I had read some laudatory notice of it) much disappointed. Besides being critically very thin and even common, it is surely not written as the Prof. of "English" at Harvard should write.'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Between 1 Aug 1895 and 30 Sep 1895

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:

Barrett Wendell

Title:

critical study of Shakespeare

Genre:

Essays / Criticism

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

7511

Source:

Print

Author:

Henry James

Editor:

Leon Edel

Title:

Henry James: Letters

Place of Publication:

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Date of Publication:

1984

Vol:

4

Page:

20

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Henry James, Leon Edel (ed.), Henry James: Letters (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1984), 4, p. 20, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=7511, accessed: 18 September 2019


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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