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Record Number: 3823


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Tchehov [Chekhov] makes me feel that this longing to write stories of such uneven length is quite justified. Geneva is a long story, and Hamilton is very short [...] Tchehov is quite right about women; yes, he is quite right.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1 Apr 1917 and 31 Oct 1917

Country:

England

Time

evening

Place:

city: Chelsea
specific address: 141A Church St

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:

Anton Chekhov

Title:

Geneva

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

3823

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:

84

Additional Comments:

diary entry dated summer 1917

Citation:

Katherine Mansfield, J Middleton Murry (ed.), Journal of Katherine Mansfield (Hamburg Paris Bologna, 1935), p. 84, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=3823, accessed: 01 July 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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