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Record Number: 7170


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Henry James to Henry James Sr., 13 February 1877: "I am writing this in the beautiful great library of the Athenaeum Club ... a little way off is the portly Archbishop of York with his nose in a little book ... It is 9:30 p.m. and I have been dining here ..."

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

13 Feb 1877

Country:

England

Time

evening: 9.30

Place:

city: London
specific address: Athenaeum Club
location in dwelling: Library

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:

Archbishop of York

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Clergy (includes all denominations)

Occupation:

Archbishop of York

Religion:

Church of England

Country of Origin:

unknown

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

unknown

Title:

unknown

Genre:

Unknown

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

7170

Source:

Print

Author:

Henry James

Editor:

Leon Edel

Title:

Henry James: Letters

Place of Publication:

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Date of Publication:

1975

Vol:

2

Page:

98

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Henry James, Leon Edel (ed.), Henry James: Letters (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1975), 2, p. 98, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=7170, accessed: 30 June 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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