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Record Number: 21517


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I've read Jack's article in the "Speaker". Hum! Hum! He had better be careful.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 14 Jul 1906 and 25 Jul 1906

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: London
specific address: 99 Addison Road W Kensington /Shepherds Bush

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:

Wanted - Schooling in Fiction

Genre:

Essays / Criticism

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

1906 see additional comments below

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

21517

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:

342

Additional Comments:

Letter from Joseph Conrad to Ada Galsworthy dated 25 July 1906, Addison Road.

Citation:

Joseph Conrad, Frederick R. Karl (and Laurence Davies) (ed.), The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad Volume 3, 1903-1907 (Cambridge, 1988), p. 342, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=21517, accessed: 02 July 2022


Additional Comments:

Article published in 'Speaker' 14 July 1906 pp.340-341 (see fn.2 p.342 of source text)

   
   
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