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Record Number: 24510


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

I have been re-reading 'Du Côté.' Well, it is marvellous. I have also been re-reading 'Anna Karenina'. Well, it is more marvellous. I have also been re-reading 'Les Frères'. Well, it is most marvellous. Das ist das.

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Until: 1 Jan 1923

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: London

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:

Arnold Bennett

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

27 May 1867

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

writer/journalist/reviewer

Religion:

Christian

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Leo Tolstoy

Title:

Anna Karenina

Genre:

Fiction, Geography / Travel, Reference / General works

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

24510

Source:

Print

Author:

Arnold Bennett

Editor:

James Hepburn

Title:

Letters of Arnold Bennett Vol.III 1916 -1931

Place of Publication:

London: Oxford University Press

Date of Publication:

1970

Vol:

III

Page:

178

Additional Comments:

In a letter from Arnold Bennett to André Gide from 75, Cadogan Square, dated 1-1-23 1922

Citation:

Arnold Bennett, James Hepburn (ed.), Letters of Arnold Bennett Vol.III 1916 -1931 (London: Oxford University Press, 1970), III, p. 178, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=24510, accessed: 01 July 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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