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Record 28824

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'E. [Edward] Grey's book, of which I have already read a considerable portion, has certainly the charm of a genuine feeling expressed in plain language worthy of a great fisherman.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Jun 1920 and 19 Aug 1920
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Bishopsbourne
county: Kent
specific address: Oswalds
   
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: Edward Grey, Viscount Grey of Fallodon
Title: Narrative of Events in Borneo and Celebes Down to the Occupation of Labuan, from the Journals of James Brooke
Genre: History, Geography / Travel
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: J. M. Dent 1920
Provenance: owned
sent by publisher

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 28824  
Source - Print  
  Author: Joseph Conrad
  Editor: Laurence Davies and J.H.Stape
  Title: The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad Volume 7 1920-1922
  Place of Publication: Cambridge
  Date of Publication: 2005
  Vol: 7
  Page: 164
  Additional comments: Letter from Joseph Conrad to J.M.Dent 19 August 1920, Oswalds

Citation: Joseph Conrad, Laurence Davies and J.H.Stape (ed.), The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad Volume 7 1920-1922 (Cambridge, 2005), 7, p. 164, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=28824, accessed: 22 May 2019

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