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Record 13008

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Barrie?s 'Margaret Ogilvy', though a trifle loose in the mere writing, is a divine thing, my boy?sort of book that immediately you have finished it you begin again, No fear of his reputation deliquescing just yet, with that to solidify it.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1 Jan 1896 and 15 Dec 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/editor/reviewer
Religion: Christian
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: J.M. Barrie
Title: Margaret Ogilvy/by her son
Genre: Biography
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: London: 1896
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 13008  
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: 73
  Additional comments: Letter from AB to George Sturt, dated 15 Dec 96, from 6 Victoria Grove, London

Citation: Arnold Bennett, James Hepburn (ed.), Letters of Arnold Bennett Vol.II 1889-1915 (London: Oxford University Press, 1968), II, p. 73, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=13008, accessed: 13 July 2024

Additional comments:

 

 

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