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Record Number: 3786


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I don't dare to work any more tonight. That is why I asked for another Dickens; if I read him in bed he diverts my mind.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1 Aug 1917 and 4 Feb 1918

Country:

France

Time

n/anight

Place:

city: Bandol
county: Provence
specific address: Hotel Beau Rivage
location in dwelling: Bedroom
other location: in bed

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:

France

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Charles Dickens

Title:

n/a

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

borrowed (private library)


Source Information:

Record ID:

3786

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:

71

Additional Comments:

Letter from Katherine Mansfield to J.M. Murry, 3&4 Feb, 1918

Citation:

Katherine Mansfield, Vincent O'Sullivan (ed.), Katherine Mansfield: Selected Letters (Oxford, 1990), p. 71, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=3786, accessed: 01 July 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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