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Record Number: 11864


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'January 14. "To be happy with you seems such an impossibility! It requres a luckier star than mine! It will never be...The world is too brutal for me." [Keats to Fanny Brawne, August 1820]'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

14 Jan 1921

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:

Katherine Mansfield

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

14 Oct 1888

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer

Religion:

unknown

Country of Origin:

New Zealand

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

John Keats

Title:

Letters

Genre:

Letters

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

11864

Source:

Print

Author:

Katherine Mansfield

Editor:

J. Middleton Murry

Title:

Journal of Katherine Mansfield

Place of Publication:

Hamburg, Paris, Bologna

Date of Publication:

1935

Vol:

n/a

Page:

195

Additional Comments:

Diary entry for 14 January 1921

Citation:

Katherine Mansfield, J. Middleton Murry (ed.), Journal of Katherine Mansfield (Hamburg, Paris, Bologna, 1935), p. 195, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=11864, accessed: 17 January 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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