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Record 12844

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'I'm reading "A Son at the Front" in book form. The wife reads serials in magazines which I don't.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 10 Sep 1923 and 13 Sep 1923
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Etchingham
county: Sussex
specific address: Bateman's Burwash
   
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:Rudyard Kipling
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 30 Dec 1865
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
Religion: Church of England
Country of origin: India
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Edith Wharton
Title: A Son at the Front
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: London: Macmillan, 1923. First edition; published 10 September 1923.
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 12844  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Rudyard Kipling
  Title: Letter to Edith Wharton dated 13 September 1923
  Location: Beinecke Library, Yale University
  Call no: YCAL MSS 42, Series II, Folder 865
  Page/folio: n/a

Citation: Rudyard Kipling, Letter to Edith Wharton dated 13 September 1923 Beinecke Library, Yale University, p. YCAL MSS 42, Series II, Folder 865, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=12844, accessed: 28 May 2024

Additional comments:

Kipling read "A Son at the Front" for the first time in volume form (published 10 September 1923) and not in the prior serialisation.

 

 

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