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Record Number: 21555


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

' I didn't write before because I was finishing something. That does not mean that I did not read the play ["Joy"] at once. I've read it more than once the very first day, then many times since in whole of in parts[...]' Hence follows a page of praise with some mild negative criticism.

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 19 Mar 1907 and 12 Apr 1907

Country:

France

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Montpellier
county: Herault
specific address: Continental et Riche Hotel, Place de la Comedie

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:

France

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

John Galsworthy

Title:

Joy

Genre:

Drama

Form of Text:

Print: probably a playscript

Publication Details

London: 1909 First produced as play Sept 1907

Provenance

owned
sent by author


Source Information:

Record ID:

21555

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:

429

Additional Comments:

Letter from Joseph Conrad to John Galsworthy dated 12 April 1907, Montpellier.

Citation:

Joseph Conrad, Frederick R. Karl (and Laurence Davies) (ed.), The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad Volume 3, 1903-1907 (Cambridge, 1988), p. 429, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=21555, accessed: 02 July 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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