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Record 28916

Reading Experience:

'Many thanks for "La Maison natale", which you have so kindly sent me. I have just finished reading it and am greatly impressed by the simple and effective way you treat what I consider the most difficult subject in the realm of the spirit.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Jan 1924 and 9 Feb 1924
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: Jacques Copeau
Title: La Maison natale
Genre: Drama
Form of Text: Print: Book, playscript
Publication details: 1924 Editions de la Nouvelle Revue Fran├žaise
Provenance: owned
sent by author


Source Information:

Record ID: 28916  
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: 306
  Additional comments: Letter in French from Joseph Conrad to Jaques Copeau 9 February 1924, 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. 306,, accessed: 26 August 2019

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