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Record 20886

Reading Experience:

'If you don't know already it may interest you to know that in Anatole France's last book ["Sur la pierre blanche"] there are two allusions to you.' Hence follow eleven lines of clarification and discussion.
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 25 Apr 1905 and 20 Oct 1905
Country: probably 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: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: probably England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Anatole France
Title: Sur la pierre blanche
Genre: Fiction, Philosophy
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: Paris: Calman-Lévy, 1905
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 20886  
Source - Print  
  Author: Joseph Conrad
  Editor: Frederick R. Karl (and Laurence Davies)
  Title: The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad Volume 3, 1903-1907
  Place of Publication: Cambridge
  Date of Publication: 1988
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 288
  Additional comments: Letter from Joseph Conrad to H.G.Wells dated 2oth October 1905, Pent Farm

Citation: Joseph Conrad, Frederick R. Karl (and Laurence Davies) (ed.), The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad Volume 3, 1903-1907 (Cambridge, 1988), p. 288,, accessed: 20 October 2019

Additional comments:



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