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Record 13638

Reading Experience:

'Have you read the fist Realistic Scotch Novel?The House with the Green Shutters? It is not first class but it is glorious after Barrie, Maclaren, Crockett & Co. You see Scotland in it for the first time in your life.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: unknown
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: George Douglas (pseud. of George Douglas Brown, 1869-1902)
Title: The House with the Green Shutters
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: London: John McQueen, 1901
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 13638  
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: 163
  Additional comments: Letter from Bennett to H.G.Wells dated 23 Nov 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. 163,, accessed: 21 February 2024

Additional comments:



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