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Record Number: 8436


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Siegfried Sassoon [...] bought [Sydney] Cockerell the first number of [Harold] Monro's new shilling magazine, "The Monthly Chapbook". On the last page was Charlotte [Mew]'s "Sea Love", certainly a new poem, which delighted both of them (and delighted [Thomas] Hardy too when it arrived at Max Gate).'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1919 and 31 Dec 1920

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:

Thomas Hardy

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1840

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer

Religion:

n/a

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:

Charlotte Mew

Title:

"Sea Love"

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

In The Monthly Chapbook (first number)

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

8436

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:

174

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Penelope Fitzgerald, Charlotte Mew and Her Friends (London, 1984), p. 174, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=8436, accessed: 20 April 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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