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Record Number: 28844


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Rudo [R.H.Sauter] shows much charm in "Awakening", which harmonised with the charm of the text in a fascinating way.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1 Nov 1920 and 17 Jan 1921

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Bishopsbourne
county: Kent
specific address: Oswalds

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:

Gentry
'Szlachta', or Polish landed gentry/nobility

Occupation:

Master mariner and author

Religion:

Roman Catholic

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 Awakening

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

Heinemann 1920 special illustrated edition

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

28844

Source:

Print

Author:

Joseph Conrad

Editor:

Laurence Davies and J.H.Stape

Title:

The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad Volume 7, 1920-1922

Place of Publication:

Cambridge

Date of Publication:

2005

Vol:

7

Page:

244

Additional Comments:

Letter from Joseph Conrad to John Galsworthy,17 January 1921, Oswalds

Citation:

Joseph Conrad, Laurence Davies and J.H.Stape (ed.), The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad Volume 7, 1920-1922 (Cambridge, 2005), 7, p. 244, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=28844, accessed: 02 July 2022


Additional Comments:

Edition illustrated by R.H.Sauter

   
   
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