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Record Number: 3773


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'While I am on the subject of eating - for I am convinced E.F.Benson wrote the book on an empty, healthy tummy, do please read "Sheaves" - It is delightful and also, it is, in parts, Simpson Hayward incarnate.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1908 and 19 Jun 1908

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:

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:

E.F. Benson

Title:

Sheaves

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

1908 first edition

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

3773

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:

13

Additional Comments:

Letter from Katherine Mansfield to Vera Beauchamp, 19 June 1908

Citation:

Katherine Mansfield, Vincent O'Sullivan (ed.), Katherine Mansfield: Selected Letters (Oxford, 1990), p. 13, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=3773, accessed: 01 July 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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