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Record 28363

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Thank you very much for the books. Monahan I like. E[zra] P[ound] is certainly a poet but I am afraid I am too old and too wooden-headed to appreciate him as perhaps he deserves.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 8 Aug 1917 and 6 Feb 1918
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: London
4C Hyde Park Mansions NW1
   
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: Michael Monahan
Title: New Adventures
Genre: Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Print: Book, Serial / periodical
Publication details: New York: G.H.Doran, 1917
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 28363  
Source - Print  
  Author: Joseph Conrad
  Editor: Laurence Davies, Frederick R. Karl and Owen Knowles
  Title: The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad Volume 6, 1917-1919
  Place of Publication: Cambridge
  Date of Publication: 2002
  Vol: 6
  Page: 180
  Additional comments: Letter from Joseph Conrad to John Quinn dated 6 February 1918, 4C Hyde Park Mansions NW1

Citation: Joseph Conrad, Laurence Davies, Frederick R. Karl and Owen Knowles (ed.), The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad Volume 6, 1917-1919 (Cambridge, 2002), 6, p. 180, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=28363, accessed: 19 August 2019

Additional comments:

Identity of text being read is uncertain (see fn.1 p. 180 of source text) but is assumed to be Monahan's most recent publication.

 

 

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