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Record Number: 3807


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

' "When all is done human life is at its greatest and best but a little froward [sic] child to be played with, and humoured a little, to keep it quiet until it falls asleep, and then the care is over" (Temple) That's the sort of strain - not for what it says and means, but for the "lilt" of it - that sets me writing.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1 Feb 1914 and 29 Feb 1914

Country:

France

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Paris

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:

William Temple

Title:

Miscellanea

Genre:

Essays / Criticism, Miscellany / Anthology

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

3807

Source:

Print

Author:

Katherine Mansfield

Editor:

J Middleton Murry

Title:

Journal of Katherine Mansfield

Place of Publication:

Hamburg Paris Bologna

Date of Publication:

1935

Vol:

n/a

Page:

22

Additional Comments:

diary entry dated 1914 - the editor [Murry] gives date as February 1914 and place as Paris.

Citation:

Katherine Mansfield, J Middleton Murry (ed.), Journal of Katherine Mansfield (Hamburg Paris Bologna, 1935), p. 22, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=3807, accessed: 01 July 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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