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Record 12845

Reading Experience:

'Ever read Stendhal?s ?Physiologie de l?amour?? If not, do. 1 franc is the price. It is vivacious, epigrammatic, & full of common-sense. I think he must be a great man. It was Miss Symonds mentioned the book to me, though she hadn?t read it herself.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1 Jan 1896 and 11 Jul 1896
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: Stendhal
Title: De l'amour
Genre: History, Social Science, Science, considers the passion psychologically and in relation to historical and social conditions
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: first published 1822
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 12845  
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: 60
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Arnold Bennett, James Hepburn (ed.), Letters of Arnold Bennett Vol.II 1889-1915 (London: Oxford University Press, 1968), II, p. 60,, accessed: 20 June 2024

Additional comments:



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