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Record Number: 21514


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'The book ["The Man of Property"] is in parts marvellously done and in its whole a piece of art-undubitably [sic] a piece of art. I've read it 3 times. My respect for you increased with every reading.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 11 Jan 1906 and 31 Jan 1906

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Stanford near Hythe
county: Kent
specific address: Pent Farm

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:

Joseph Conrad

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

3 Dec 1857

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Master mariner and author

Religion:

originally Polish Catholic, by now agnostic/atheist

Country of Origin:

Poland

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

John Galsworthy

Title:

The Man of Property

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Manuscript: presumably copy of MS sent for publication, or the page proofs, since book was publsihed on 23 March 1906

Publication Details

London: Heinemann, 1906

Provenance

n/a


Source Information:

Record ID:

21514

Source:

Print

Author:

Joseph Conrad

Editor:

Frederick R. Karl (and Laurence Davies)

Title:

The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad Volume 3, 1903-1907

Place of Publication:

Cambridge

Date of Publication:

1988

Vol:

n/a

Page:

314

Additional Comments:

Letter from Joseph Conrad to John Galsworthy dated 31 January 1906, letterhead: Pent Farm

Citation:

Joseph Conrad, Frederick R. Karl (and Laurence Davies) (ed.), The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad Volume 3, 1903-1907 (Cambridge, 1988), p. 314, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=21514, accessed: 02 July 2022


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