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Record 12549

Reading Experience:

'But in the case of a story like yours, which is over the heads of the foolish, amiable readers of our "bright little paper", but which I should like, for the good of literature & the credit of Woman, to have in the paper, I should prefer to throw the responsibility for the acceptance on my Editor?s shoulders.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1 Nov 1894 and 27 Nov 1894
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
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: writer/journalist
Religion: Christian
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: George Sturt
Title: A Courting Umbrella
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Manuscript: Sheet
Publication details: editor's note: appeared in 'Woman' on 1 May 1895
Provenance: borrowed (other)
sent to Bennett by author


Source Information:

Record ID: 12549  
Source - Print  
  Author: Arnold Bennett
  Editor: James Hepburn
  Title: Letters of Arnold Bennett Vol.II 1889-1915
  Place of Publication: London: Oxford University Press
  Date of Publication: 1968
  Vol: II
  Page: 15
  Additional comments: Letter to George Sturt dated 27 Nov. [18]94 from 6 Victoria Grove

Citation: Arnold Bennett, James Hepburn (ed.), Letters of Arnold Bennett Vol.II 1889-1915 (London: Oxford University Press, 1968), II, p. 15,, accessed: 13 April 2024

Additional comments:



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