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Record 7712

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Henry James to Hugh Walpole, 5 February 1914: 'I have the volume [one by Walpole] (since last night), and shall attack it as soon as I finish Conrad's "Chance". I have so nearly done this that I shall probably proceed tonight, in bed, to Walpole's Certainty ["The Duchess of Wrexe"].''
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Feb 1914
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: n/a
   
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:Henry James
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 15 Apr 1843
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
Religion: unknown
Country of origin: USA
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Joseph Conrad
Title: Chance
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 7712  
Source - Print  
  Author: Henry James
  Editor: Leon Edel
  Title: Henry James: Letters
  Place of Publication: Cambridge, Massachusetts
  Date of Publication: 1984
  Vol: 4
  Page: 700
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Henry James, Leon Edel (ed.), Henry James: Letters (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1984), 4, p. 700, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=7712, accessed: 22 October 2019

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