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Record 12809

Reading Experience:

'In my new vol. of the Edinburgh Stevenson, there is a luminous essay, reprinted for the first time from a Fortnightly Review of 1881, on ?some technical elements of style in literature.? You must read it when you come up; it is profoundly interesting to a craftsman. . . . I read the thing last night in bed?after an evening at Chapman?s?& was made to think thereby.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 10 Nov 1895
Country: England
Time: night
Place: city: London
specific address: 6 Victoria Grove
location in dwelling: 'in bed'
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: Robert Louis Stevenson
Title: Some technical elements of style in literatue
Genre: Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 'Fortnightly Review', 1881
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 12809  
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: 26-7
  Additional comments: Letter from AB to George Sturt, dated 11 Nov 95, 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. 26-7,, accessed: 01 June 2023

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