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Record Number: 25752


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Your paper on the drama has pleased me so much in the form and has appealed strongly to my convictions which it clarifies and expresses.I read it the evening you left [...].'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 18 Dec 1909 and 21 Dec 1909

Country:

England

Time

evening

Place:

city: Aldington, Nr Hythe
county: Kent
specific address: Forehead

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:

Some Platitudes Concerning Drama

Genre:

Drama, Essays / Criticism

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

Fortnightly Review, 92 (1909)

Provenance

borrowed (other)
sent by author and returned


Source Information:

Record ID:

25752

Source:

Print

Author:

Joseph Conrad

Editor:

Karl Frederick R. and Laurence Davies

Title:

The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad Volume 4 1908-1911

Place of Publication:

Cambridge

Date of Publication:

1990

Vol:

4

Page:

303

Additional Comments:

Letter from Joseph Conrad to John Galsworthy dated 22 December 1909, Aldington.

Citation:

Joseph Conrad, Karl Frederick R. and Laurence Davies (ed.), The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad Volume 4 1908-1911 (Cambridge, 1990), 4, p. 303, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=25752, accessed: 02 July 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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