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Record Number: 8422


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Penelope Fitzgerald relates how, during Charlotte Mew's stay at his home in December 1918, Thomas Hardy 'read some of his own poems to her, and she read him something which pleased him very much, "Saturday Market".'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 4 Dec 1918 and 6 Dec 1918

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Dorchester
specific address: Max Gate

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:

Thomas Hardy

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1840

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer

Religion:

Christian

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

Charlotte Mew


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Thomas Hardy

Title:

poems

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

8422

Source:

Print

Author:

Penelope Fitzgerald

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Charlotte Mew and Her Friends

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1984

Vol:

n/a

Page:

172

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Penelope Fitzgerald, Charlotte Mew and Her Friends (London, 1984), p. 172, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=8422, accessed: 16 April 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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