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Record 14566

Reading Experience:

'When I landed at Newhaven a few days ago, the first printed thing that caught my eye was a newspaper placard: "Vice in the Potteries: Shocking Details." It was a London newspaper. Soon afterwards I learnt about the "crusade" of the Honourable and Reverend Leonard Tyrwhitt.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Dec 1903 and 26 Dec 1903
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Newhaven
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:

Title: Vice in the Potteries: Shocking Details
Genre: newspaper placard
Form of Text: Print: newspaper placard
Publication details: December, 1903
Provenance: read in situ


Source Information:

Record ID: 14566  
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: 183
  Additional comments: In a letter from Bennet to the Staffordshire Sentinel, about 26 December, 1903 (editor's note) from 179 Waterloo Road, Burslem.

Citation: Arnold Bennett, James Hepburn (ed.), Letters of Arnold Bennett Vol.II 1889-1915 (London: Oxford University Press, 1968), II, p. 183,, accessed: 27 May 2024

Additional comments:



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