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Record 20390

Reading Experience:

'A thousand thanks for the article you devote to me in the "Revue". I read it with lively interest, profound attention and much gratitude.' Thence follow six more lines of grateful appreciation of the article.
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Dec 1903 and 16 Dec 1903
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Stanford near Hythe
county: Kent
specific address: Pent Farm
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:Joseph Conrad
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 3 Dec 1857
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Master mariner and author
Religion: originally Polish Catholic, by now agnostic/atheist
Country of origin: Poland
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Kazimierz Waliszewski
Title: Un cas de naturalisation littéraire: Joseph Conrad
Genre: Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: Revue des Revues Paris vol. 47 pp.734-48, 15 December 1903
Provenance: owned
probably owned, on subscription basis, since letter sent the day after publication of periodical.


Source Information:

Record ID: 20390  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: n/a
  Title: n/a
  Place of Publication: n/a
  Date of Publication: n/a
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 92-94
  Additional comments: Letter in French from Joseph Conrad to Kazimierz Waliszewski dated 16th December, 1903, Pent Farm.

Citation: p. 92-94,, accessed: 28 May 2020

Additional comments:

Kazimierz Waliszewski (1849-1935) was a Polish historian living in Paris and with whom Cionrad corresponded in French and in Polish (see source text p.xxxix). Exact date of reading experience uncertain since Conrad may have received the periodical from Paris before the cited date of publication.



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