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Record 12812

Reading Experience:

'My favourite masters & models: 1. Turgenev, a royal first (you must read 'On the Eve'?flawless I tell you. Bring back such books of mine as you have; I have others you must read). 2. de Maupassant. 3. de Goncourts. 4. George Moore?the great author who can neither write nor spell! Stevenson only helps me in minute details of style.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: unknown
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: n/a
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: Guy de Maupassant
Title: unknown
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 12812  
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: 28-9
  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. 28-9,, accessed: 23 February 2024

Additional comments:

proposes lending to George Sturt



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