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Record Number: 12809


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'In my new vol. of the Edinburgh Stevenson, there is a luminous essay, reprinted for the first time from a Fortnightly Review of 1881, on ?some technical elements of style in literature.? You must read it when you come up; it is profoundly interesting to a craftsman. . . . I read the thing last night in bed?after an evening at Chapman?s?& was made to think thereby.'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

10 Nov 1895

Country:

England

Time

n/anight

Place:

city: London
specific address: 6 Victoria Grove
location in dwelling: 'in bed'

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:

Arnold Bennett

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

27 May 1867

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

writer/journalist/reviewer

Religion:

Christian

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Robert Louis Stevenson

Title:

Some technical elements of style in literatue

Genre:

Essays / Criticism

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

'Fortnightly Review', 1881

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

12809

Source:

Print

Author:

Arnold Bennett

Editor:

James Hepburn

Title:

Letters of Arnold Bennett Vol.II 1889-1915

Place of Publication:

London: Oxford University Press

Date of Publication:

1968

Vol:

II

Page:

26-7

Additional Comments:

Letter from AB to George Sturt, dated 11 Nov 95, from 6 Victoria Grove.

Citation:

Arnold Bennett, James Hepburn (ed.), Letters of Arnold Bennett Vol.II 1889-1915 (London: Oxford University Press, 1968), II, p. 26-7, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=12809, accessed: 02 December 2022


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