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Record 12817

Reading Experience:

'My reviewing has been mixing me up with literary folk lately. One ?George Paston? (niece of John Addington Symonds) whose 3 books I have consistently belauded wants to behold me in the flesh, & she is going to; I like her work much.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1 Jan 1894 and 11 Dec 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: George Paston
Title: A Modern Amazon, A Bread and Butter Miss, A Study in Prejudices
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1894 and 1895
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 12817  
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: 31
  Additional comments: Letter from AB to George Sturt, dated 11 Dec 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. 31,, accessed: 02 June 2023

Additional comments:

'George Paston' was Emily Morse Symonds, 1860-1936.



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