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Record Number: 7575


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Henry James, in letter to Edith Wharton of 17 August 1902, writes to her of 'lately having read "The Valley of Decision", read it with such high appreciation and received so deep an impression from it that I can scarce tell you why, all these weeks, I have waited for any other pretext to write.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1902 and 17 Aug 1902

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:

Edith Wharton

Title:

The Valley of Decision

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

2 vols, 1902

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

7575

Source:

Print

Author:

Henry James

Editor:

Leon Edel

Title:

Henry James: Letters

Place of Publication:

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Date of Publication:

1984

Vol:

4

Page:

235

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Henry James, Leon Edel (ed.), Henry James: Letters (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1984), 4, p. 235, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=7575, accessed: 20 September 2019


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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