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Record Number: 26117


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

I’ve read 200 pp of 'Clissold'. Formless & wordy, I agree (introductory note foolish); but so far I think the book is very good. It is full of brains, & very provocative & stimulating, & I enjoyed it. If you want to realise how positively good 'Clissold' is, read a bit of 'The Silver Spoon'. But I know you won’t. Coward!

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

30 Aug 1926

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

n/a

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:

John Galsworthy

Title:

The Silver Spoon

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

1926

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

26117

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:

273

Additional Comments:

In a letter from Arnold Bennett to Frank Swinnerton, from 75, Cadogan Square, dated 30-8-26

Citation:

Arnold Bennett, James Hepburn (ed.), Letters of Arnold Bennett Vol.III 1916 -1931 (London: Oxford University Press, 1970), III, p. 273, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=26117, accessed: 02 July 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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