Reading Experience Database

Listing for Author: Prosper Merimee


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Century of ExperienceEvidenceName of Reader / Listener / Reading GroupAuthor of TextTitle of TextForm of Text
''"My masters... in poetry, were Swinburne and Meredith among the living, Rossetti, Matthew Arnold and Robert Browning...John Masefield Prosper MerimeePrint: Book
1850-1899Noted by Leon Edel in "Brief Chronology" of Henry James: "1860: Returns to Newport ... Reads Balzac and Merimee."Henry James Prosper MerimeeunknownPrint: Unknown
1800-1849'[Merimee's] book has arrived yesterday. I have only begun reading it.' [letter to Venceslas-Victor Jacquemont]Mary Shelley Prosper MerimeeLa JacqueriePrint: Book
1900-1945Friday 15 August 1924: 'When I was 20 I liked 18th Century prose; I liked Hakluyt, Merimee. I read masses of Carlyle, ...Virginia Stephen Prosper MerimeeunknownPrint: Book
'I do know the Mérimée story you speak of. It is "Tamango". A rather good piece of work. [...] I read it years ago.'Joseph Conrad Prosper MériméeTamangoPrint: Book


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