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Record Number: 7581


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Henry James to Urbain Mengin, 1 January 1903: 'Your great handsome wide-margined large-printed, yellow-covered "Italie des Romantiques" came to me safely more months ago than I have the courage to confess to in round numbers [...] I have in any case attentively and appreciatively read it; finding in it much entertaining matter very succinctly and agreeably presented'.

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1902 and 1 Jan 1903

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:

Urbain Mengin

Title:

Italie des Romantiques

Genre:

Essays / Criticism

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

7581

Source:

Print

Author:

Henry James

Editor:

Leon Edel

Title:

Henry James: Letters

Place of Publication:

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Date of Publication:

1984

Vol:

4

Page:

265

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Henry James, Leon Edel (ed.), Henry James: Letters (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1984), 4, p. 265, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=7581, accessed: 20 September 2019


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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