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Record Number: 8503


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

After Thomas Hardy's death on 11 January 1928, his literary executor Sydney Cockerell 'found a piece of paper on which Hardy had copied out "Fin de Fete" [by Charlotte Mew]'.

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 17 Feb 1923 and 11 Jan 1928

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:

2 Jun 1840

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer

Religion:

Church of England

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:

"Fin de Fete"

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

First appeared in The Sphere, 17 February 1923

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

8503

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:

209

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Penelope Fitzgerald, Charlotte Mew and Her Friends (London, 1984), p. 209, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=8503, accessed: 20 April 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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