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Record Number: 20141


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I was greeted in the mess at breakfast today by the whole table exclaiuming: "Genius" - it appears that someone had read the British weekly which says "Mr H's literary power does not fall short of genius!" which struck them as comic'.

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

6 Sep 1918

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Redcar
county: Yorkshire

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:

soldier

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Unknown/NA

Occupation:

soldier

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

a soldier in the Welsh regiment based at Redcar



Text Being Read:

Author:

[unknown]

Title:

[a review of Ford's work]

Genre:

Essays / Criticism

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

20141

Source:

Print

Author:

Ford Madox Ford

Editor:

Sondra J. Stang

Title:

Correspondence of Ford Madox Ford and Stella Bowen, The

Place of Publication:

Bloomington

Date of Publication:

1993

Vol:

n/a

Page:

12

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Ford Madox Ford, Sondra J. Stang (ed.), Correspondence of Ford Madox Ford and Stella Bowen, The (Bloomington, 1993), p. 12, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=20141, accessed: 02 July 2022


Additional Comments:

Additional author, Stella Bowen; additional editor, Karen Cochran. Ford was Ford Madox Hueffer at the time, hence 'Mr H'.

   
   
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