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Record Number: 3769


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Do you know I have read none of the books that you mentioned. Is not that shocking - but - Sylvia - you know that little "Harold Brown" shop in Wimpole Shop [for street] - I picked up a small collection of poems entitled "The Silver Net" by Louis Vintras - and I liked some of them immensely. The atmosphere is so intense' [intense underlined]

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 24 Jan 1904 and 24 Apr 1906

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:

Katherine Mansfield

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

14 Oct 1888

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Novelist and Critic

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

New Zealand

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Louis Vintras

Title:

The Silver Net

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

3769

Source:

Print

Author:

Katherine Mansfield

Editor:

Vincent O'Sullivan

Title:

Katherine Mansfield: Selected Letters

Place of Publication:

Oxford

Date of Publication:

1990

Vol:

n/a

Page:

4

Additional Comments:

Letter from Katherine Mansfield to Sylvia Payne, 24 Apr 1906

Citation:

Katherine Mansfield, Vincent O'Sullivan (ed.), Katherine Mansfield: Selected Letters (Oxford, 1990), p. 4, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=3769, accessed: 22 January 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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