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Record Number: 20213


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I lay down on my bed and tried to improve my mind, reading articles about the political situation in the Pacific Ocean - but it was rather difficult because Janice insisted on reading aloud passages from the life and letters of Gauguin, the artist.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

10 Jun 1933

Country:

France

Time

afternoon: after lunch

Place:

city: Toulon

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:

Janice Biala

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

1903

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

artist

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

Poland

Country of Experience:

France

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

Ford Madox Ford


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[unknown]

Title:

[life and letters of Gauguin]

Genre:

Biography, Arts / architecture

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

20213

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:

407

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Ford Madox Ford, Sondra J. Stang (ed.), Correspondence of Ford Madox Ford and Stella Bowen, The (Bloomington, 1993), p. 407, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=20213, accessed: 05 July 2022


Additional Comments:

Additional author, Stella Bowen; additional editor Karen Cochran. Janice Biala was Ford's partner from 1930 until his death. Letter to Ford's daughter Julie.

   
   
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