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Record 13625

Reading Experience:

'Lately I have been reading Wordsworth with joy, for almost the first time. "Michael" quite overcame me by its perfect simplicity & power. I have read it about ten times lately.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Jan 1901 and 1 Jul 1901
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: n/a
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: William Wordsworth
Title: 'Michael'
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: first published 1800
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 13625  
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: 158
  Additional comments: Letter from Bennett to George Sturt, dated 1 July 1901, from Trinity Hall Farm

Citation: Arnold Bennett, James Hepburn (ed.), Letters of Arnold Bennett Vol.II 1889-1915 (London: Oxford University Press, 1968), II, p. 158,, accessed: 02 June 2023

Additional comments:



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