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Century of ExperienceEvidenceName of Reader / Listener / Reading GroupAuthor of TextTitle of TextForm of Text
1900-1945'In 1898 Armstrong organised the Ashington Debating and Literary Improvement Society, and his reading broadened out to...Chester Armstrong Arnold BennettPrint: Book
1900-1945[A Sheffield Survey organised by Arnold Freeman in 1918, assessing 816 manual workers, gives the following case:] 'Eng...questionaire respondent Enoch Arnold Bennett[unknown]Print: Book
1850-1899Lane's reader was John Buchan, who read 'A Man from the North' and liked it, although he said it would not be popular.John Buchan Arnold BennettThe Man from the NorthManuscript: Sheet, proofs
1900-1945. . . [George] Sturt, Bennett's supposedly 'aesthetic' critic, was not particularly admiring of 'Anna'[of the Five Tow...George Sturt Arnold BennettAnna of the Five TownsPrint: Book
1900-1945'[Helen Crawfurd] derived lessons in socialism and feminism from Carlyle, Shaw, Wells, Galsworthy, Arnold Bennett, Ibs...Helen Crawfurd Arnold BennettPrint: Unknown
1900-1945'And Bennett had now become a man of influence, largely through his "New Age" pieces. These articles, which he had be...Ford Madox Ford Arnold BennettNew AgePrint: Serial / periodical
1900-1945"He would read acts of 'The Honeymoon' aloud to the two women, conscious that he did not read well, but considering it...Arnold Bennett Arnold BennettThe HoneymoonManuscript: Sheet
1900-1945'The play was finished after a long summer of hard work on 24 August: they sat in an arbour to read it with an audienc...Arnold Bennett Arnold BennettMilestonesManuscript: Unknown
1900-1945'Bonar Law told him that "his sister had been a very great admirer", but that since this book she had "done with" him.'Miss Law Arnold BennettPretty Lady, ThePrint: Book
1900-1945' article of his in the Daily News on 21 November, blaming Liberal leadership, produced from Asquith himself "a p...Herbert Asquith Arnold Bennettarticle in the 'Daily News'Print: Newspaper
1900-1945'As a ?1-a-week warehouse clerk in the early 1920s, H.E. Bates spent most of the workday with Conrad, Hardy, Wells, Be...Herbert Ernest Bates Arnold Bennett[unknown]Print: Book
1900-1945'While she was on board the yacht in August, the proofs of "Riceyman Steps" arrived; She read them tucked up under rug...Pauline Smith Arnold BennettRiceyman StepsPrint: Book, proofs
1900-1945 'Riceyman Steps' had brought him new prestige; it was read by lords and barbers, and Conrad was reported to say that ...Joseph Conrad Arnold BennettRiceyman StepsPrint: Book
1900-1945'Beaverbrook vetted all the politics, finding only two or three small slips in the entire novel, which is a tribute to...Lord Beaverbrook Arnold BennettLord RaingoPrint: Book
1900-1945'I have just read in The Bookman your preface to the American edition of ?An Old Wives? Tale.' J.B. Pinker Arnold Bennettpreface to The Old Wives' TalePrint: Serial / periodical
1900-1945'I have this day despatched to you in two book packets, a copy of "The Regent". You may take it positively from me th...Arnold Bennett Arnold BennettRegent, TheManuscript: manuscript of new novel (typescript?)
1900-1945'I have received your fourth and last article for Austin Harrison, and I have read it with a great deal of enjoyment.'...J.B. Pinker Arnold BennettArtist and the Public, TheUnknown
1900-1945'By the way, My Journal is now in its eighteenth volume, and almost the whole of it is yet in manuscript. Whenever I ...Arnold Bennett Arnold BennettJournalManuscript: Unknown
1900-1945'It ["The Price of Love"] and ?Sinister Street? were, he told me, the only works of fiction he [Henry James] had read ...Henry James Arnold BennettPrice of Love, ThePrint: Book
1900-1945'[Hugh] Walpole spent all Sunday afternoon at my house in reading Jacob Tonson?s "New Age" articles, which he had aske...Hugh Walpole Arnold Bennett'New Age' articlesPrint: Serial / periodical
1900-1945'I have received some copies of "The Roll Call". They are odious in a very high degree. I do not complain of the qua...Arnold Bennett Arnold BennettThe Roll CallPrint: Book
1900-1945'I have received some copies of 'The Roll Call'. They are odious in a very high degree. I do not complain of the qua...Arnold Bennett Arnold BennettThe Roll CallManuscript: proofs
1900-1945'Swinnerton feels sure that C & W would be willing to publish a new edition of "How to become an Author". I gave him ...Frank Swinnerton Arnold BennettHow to Become an AuthorPrint: Book
1900-1945'I congratulate you on ?Prohack?. It is brilliant and I have read it with intense admiration.' Algernon Methuen Marshall Arnold BennettMr ProhackPrint: Book
1900-1945Henry James to Hugh Walpole, 19 May 1912: 'A. Benett [sic] I've never to this day beheld -- and certain [italics]Ameri...Henry James Arnold BennettarticlesPrint: Serial / periodical
1900-1945Henry James to James B. Pinker, 6 January 1915: 'be thanked [...] for your conveyance to me of Arnold Bennett's health...Henry James Arnold Bennettcritique of George Bernard Shaw, Common Sense about the WarPrint: Serial / periodical
1900-1945'On the wall at the side of the chimney Dad put up the bookshelves which Dodie began to fill with secondhand penny of Rose GambleArnold Bennett[unknown]Print: Book
1900-1945'Friday 2nd July Teddie and I have managed to get up this morning. Here it is 10.30 and we have tidied up washed t...Gerald Moore Arnold BennettMr ProhackPrint: Book
1900-1945'Monday 5th July I finished ?Mr Prohack? last night. A fine book but I did not take to Mrs P. nor even to Mr Bennett...Gerald Moore Arnold BennettMr ProhackPrint: Book
1850-1899'My book reviews find considerable favour. The eclectic Chapman has much encouraged me by the statement that he reads...Frederic Chapman Arnold BennettreviewsPrint: Serial / periodical
1900-1945'. . . I am charmed with a serial of mine now running with great ?clat & Reginald Cleaver?s illustrations, in a sheet ...Arnold Bennett Arnold BennettPrint: Serial / periodical
1900-1945'. . . every evening after dinner he read "Whom God Hath Joined" . . . to Agnes and me. [Eleanor Green] I remember obj...Arnold Bennett Arnold BennettWhom God Hath JoinedManuscript: or published book?
1900-1945'There is only one trouble about the proofs. That is: the title is wrong. (This not your fault, but some copyist?s.)...Arnold Bennett Arnold BennettHelen with the High HandManuscript: Codex
1900-1945Virginia Woolf, on her honeymoon, to Lytton Strachey, 1 September 1912: 'You can't think with what a fury we fall o...Leonard Woolf Arnold BennettAn Old Wives TalePrint: Book
1900-1945'The reading of the "Man from the North" has inspired me with the greatest respect for your artistic conscience. I am ...Joseph Conrad (Enoch) Arnold BennettA Man from the North.Print: Book
1900-1945'But if I could not find time to write to you [to acknowledge receipt of the presentation copy] I had found time to r...Joseph Conrad (Enoch) Arnold BennettAnna of the Five TownsPrint: Book
1900-1945'Sydney [Larkin's father] gave him free run of his library and his appetite for books grew enormously. "Thanks to my f...Sydney Larkin Arnold Bennett[unknown]Print: Book
1900-1945'You must think me a brute. I don't even attempt to palliate an inexcusable delay in thanking you for "Leonora".[...] ...Joseph Conrad (Enoch) Arnold BennettLeonoraPrint: Book
1900-1945Copious MS notes, including a chronology explaining the ages of the characters: "Samuel born 1833, 29 in 1862/ Constan...George Otto Trevelyan Arnold BennettThe old wives' talePrint: Book
1900-1945MS notes including dates of reading, e.g.: "July 18 1916 Welcombe"; "March 29 1923 with Anna [i.e. Anna Philips, Georg...George Otto Trevelyan Arnold BennettThese twainPrint: Book
1900-1945 Many thanks for the book on Methuselahs. ['Some Impressions of my Elders']Shame to say, I’ve only read myself in...Arnold Bennett Arnold BennettSome Impressions of my EldersPrint: Book
1900-1945'I finish "Accident" by Arnold Bennett, write up my diary, and so to bed.'Thomas Kitching Arnold BennettAccidentPrint: Book
1900-1945'From that far distant day [in 1903] when (you remember?) you sent me "Leonora" it's great fundamental quality of abso...Joseph Conrad Arnold BennettLeonoraPrint: Book
1900-1945'F. E. Pollard read an article on Thos Hardy by Arnold Bennett S. A. Reynold [sic] spoke on Hardy's country with books...Francis Pollard Arnold Bennett[article on Hardy]Print: Unknown
1900-1945'I am wholly delighted with your "R.[iceyman] S.[teps]. Wholly. You will give me credit for not having missed any spec...Joseph Conrad Enoch Arnold BennettRiceyman StepsPrint: Book


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