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Record 12836

Reading Experience:

'What a lift for 'The Golden Age' in today?s Chronicle.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 31 Mar 1896
Country: England
Time: daytime
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: A.C. Swinburne
Title: review of 'The Golden Age'
Genre: Essays / Criticism, newspaper review/article
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: 'Chronicle', 31 March 1896
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 12836  
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: 43
  Additional comments: Letter from AB to George Sturt, dated 31 March 96, 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. 43,, accessed: 04 December 2023

Additional comments:

editor's note: 'The Golden Age' by Kenneth Grahame (1859-1932) received a very flattering review from A.C. Swinburne.



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