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Record Number: 7516


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Henry James to Edmund Gosse, 28 August 1896: 'The only thing that befell me [on recent week in London, from 15 August] was that I dined one night at the Savoy with F. Ortmans and the P. Bourgets [...] The only other thing I did was to read in the "Revue de Paris" of the 15th August the wonderful article of A. Daudet on Goncourt's death [...]'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Between 15 Aug 1896 and 28 Aug 1896

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: London

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:

article on death of Edmond de Goncourt

Genre:

Essays / Criticism

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

In Revue de Paris, 15 August 1896

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

7516

Source:

Print

Author:

Henry James

Editor:

Leon Edel

Title:

Henry James: Letters

Place of Publication:

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Date of Publication:

1984

Vol:

4

Page:

34

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Henry James, Leon Edel (ed.), Henry James: Letters (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1984), 4, p. 34, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=7516, accessed: 17 September 2019


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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