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Record Number: 8674


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'With the Marriotts, Bennett found himself among friends. This was a cultured household, with musical evenings, improvised theatricals and constant talk of art. It was also informal. Bennett used to read at meals.'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

unknown

Country:

England

Time

afternoon
daytime: mealtimes

Place:

specific address: 6 Victoria Grove, Chelsea

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:

Arnold Bennett

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

27 May 1867

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Solicitor's clerk

Religion:

Christian

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:

unknown

Title:

unknown

Genre:

Unknown

Form of Text:

Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

8674

Source:

Print

Author:

Margaret Drabble

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Arnold Bennett

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1974

Vol:

n/a

Page:

51

Additional Comments:

Citation:

Margaret Drabble, Arnold Bennett (London, 1974), p. 51, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=8674, accessed: 05 July 2022


Additional Comments:

Secondary source

   
   
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