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Record Number: 8437


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Louis Untermeyer [an American poet] [...] had [...] been carried away by "Madeleine[in Church]" when Siegfried Sassoon read it to him [in 1920]'.

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1920 and 31 Dec 1920

Country:

unknown

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:

Siegfried Sassoon

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1886

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer

Religion:

unknown

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

unknown

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

Louis Untermeyer


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Charlotte Mew

Title:

"Madeleine in Church"

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

8437

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:

179

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Penelope Fitzgerald, Charlotte Mew and Her Friends (London, 1984), p. 179, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=8437, accessed: 24 September 2023


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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