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Record Number: 14804


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I have also been making a study of "The Country House". You are one of the most cruel writers that ever wrote English. This statement I will die for. I don't know what made me read the book again . . . I need not inform you that I tinglingly admire your stuff and it enormously "intrigues" me. But I do seriously object to your attitude towards your leading characters.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Until: 5 Sep 1909

Country:

France

Time

n/a

Place:

specific address: Villa des N?fliers

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:

France

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

John Galsworthy

Title:

The Country House

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

14804

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:

255

Additional Comments:

In a letter from Bennett to John Galsworthy, dated 5 September 1909 from Villa des N?fliers

Citation:

Arnold Bennett, James Hepburn (ed.), Letters of Arnold Bennett Vol.II 1889-1915 (London: Oxford University Press, 1968), II, p. 255, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=14804, accessed: 02 July 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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