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Record 28894

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Thanks for the press cuttings. The accident on board that ship was an extraordinary one.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Oct 1921 and 31 Dec 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)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: W. A. H. Mull
Title: A True Story: Loss and Record of the Wreck of the Ship "Dalgonar" of Liverpool
Genre: History, maritime history
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: London Mercury, September 1921
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 28894  
Source - Print  
  Author: Joseph Conrad
  Editor: Laurence Davies and Gene M. Moore
  Title: The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad Volume 8,1923-1924
  Place of Publication: Cambridge
  Date of Publication: 2008
  Vol: 8
  Page: 14
  Additional comments: Letter from Joseph Conrad to Elbrige L. Adams dated 22 January 1923, Oswalds

Citation: Joseph Conrad, Laurence Davies and Gene M. Moore (ed.), The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad Volume 8,1923-1924 (Cambridge, 2008), 8, p. 14, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=28894, accessed: 25 May 2019

Additional comments:

This is circumstantial evidence of reading over a year earlier. See fn.1, p.14 of source text, for more details of this article and Conrad's letter of response.

 

 

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