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Record 28865

Reading Experience:

'As for yourself — I have been dwelling with you mentally for several days between the covers of your book [...].'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 9 Oct 1921 and 2 Nov 1921
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)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Bertrand Russell
Title: Analysis of Mind
Genre: Philosophy, psychology
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: Allen and Unwin 1921
Provenance: owned
gift from author presented personally


Source Information:

Record ID: 28865  
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: 364
  Additional comments: Letter from Joseph Conrad to Bertrand Russell, 2 November 1921, 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. 364,, accessed: 22 October 2019

Additional comments:

See fn. 3 p.364 and also letter 5 October 1921, p.348 of source text for timing of this reading experience.



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