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Record 28925

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Many thanks for letting me have a view of the Nelson letter which is most interesting. I appreciate very much you taking the risk of loss in order to give me that pleasure.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 6 May 1924 and 29 May 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)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Horatio Nelson
Title: n/a
Genre: History, Autobiog / Diary
Form of Text: Manuscript: Letter
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: borrowed (private library)

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 28925  
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: 368
  Additional comments: Letter from Joseph Conrad to George Keating 29 May 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. 368, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=28925, accessed: 22 May 2019

Additional comments:

See fn. 1 p.368 of source text.

 

 

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