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Record 28895

Reading Experience:

'I've had the "Fortnightly [Review]" sent to me. I've just finished your "Sainte Beuve". My dear fellow! It's an admirable analytical exposition of the man himself. I've never read anything of this kind that gave me the same sense of penetrating vision coupled with formal perfection.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Jan 1923 and 6 Feb 1923
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: Jean Aubry
Title: Sainte Beuve (exact title unknown)
Genre: Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: In the Fortnightly Review, 113, 1923
Provenance: unknown
sent to reader , provenance unspecified


Source Information:

Record ID: 28895  
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: 23
  Additional comments: Letter in French from Joseph Conrad to Jean Aubry dated 6 February 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. 23,, accessed: 19 June 2019

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