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Record Number: 28864


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'The readng of "Memories and Notes" has been one continuous delight. As you know I have been privileged to see some of these papers even in typescript and some in their serial form. But the quality of their interest and freshness is of the kind that does not perish in the reading and re-reading.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between Apr 1921 and 1 Nov 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:

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:

Sidney Colvin

Title:

Memories and Notes of Persons and Places, 1852-1912

Genre:

Essays / Criticism, Autobiog / Diary

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

Edward Arnold, 1921

Provenance

owned
presentation copy by author


Source Information:

Record ID:

28864

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:

362

Additional Comments:

Letter from Joseph Conrad to Sidney Colvin, 1 November 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. 362, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=28864, accessed: 14 June 2024


Additional Comments:

See also record ID 28811 and fn.2, p.362 of source text for earlier readings of chapters of this text.

   
   
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