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Record 12617

Reading Experience:

"'Every Day?s News', the last Pseudonym, contains this passage:??Literature was to him passion & a torment. . . . the author of this book evidently knows his character intimately; & as he makes him do something decent in the writing line, I am more happy still. I shall give the book a damn good notice."
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 10 May 1895
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/reviewer
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: C.E. Francis
Title: Every Day's News
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: T. Fisher Unwin, London:1895
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 12617  
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: 18
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Arnold Bennett, James Hepburn (ed.), Letters of Arnold Bennett Vol.II 1889-1915 (London: Oxford University Press, 1968), II, p. 18,, accessed: 09 June 2023

Additional comments:

editor's note: 'Bennett reviewed it on 22 May 1895'



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