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Record 27681

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Your father's book is wonderful. I read the articles of course at the time; but now collected, in the mass, they astonish one by their marvellous insight into the future.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Jun 1915 and 19 Aug 1915
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Orlestone nr. Ashford
county: Kent
specific address: Capel House
   
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)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Frederic Harrison
Title: The German Peril: Forecasts 1864-1914, Realities 1915, Hopes 191-
Genre: History, Politics
Form of Text: Print: Book, Pamphlet
Publication details: 1915 Fisher Unwin
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 27681  
Source - Print  
  Author: Joseph Conrad
  Editor: Karl Frederick R. and Laurence Davies
  Title: The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad Volume 5, 1912-1916
  Place of Publication: Cambridge
  Date of Publication: 1996
  Vol: 5
  Page: 502
  Additional comments: Letter from Joseph Conrad to Austin Harrison, 19 August 1915, Capel House.

Citation: Joseph Conrad, Karl Frederick R. and Laurence Davies (ed.), The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad Volume 5, 1912-1916 (Cambridge, 1996), 5, p. 502, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=27681, accessed: 19 August 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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