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Record Number: 6942


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

[Lehmann's novel "Dusty Answer" has a structure] 'possibly derived from May Sinclair's bleak and brilliant portrait of misguided self sacrifice, "Life and Death of Harriet Frean", which Rosamond read on its publication in 1922 and much admired'.

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1922 and 31 Dec 1922

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:

Rosamond Lehmann

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

3 Feb 1901

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

writer

Religion:

unknown

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

May Sinclair

Title:

Life and Death of Harriet Frean

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

1st edition

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

6942

Source:

Print

Author:

Selina Hastings

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Rosamond Lehmann

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

2002

Vol:

n/a

Page:

91

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Selina Hastings, Rosamond Lehmann (London, 2002), p. 91, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=6942, accessed: 24 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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