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Record 14581

Reading Experience:

'. . . every evening after dinner he read "Whom God Hath Joined" . . . to Agnes and me. [Eleanor Green] I remember objecting to the daughter in the book, giving her father away . . . and having a heated argument with the author in consequence.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Until: 4 Aug 1906
Country: France
Time: evening
Place: city: Paris
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
solitary reactive 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: France
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Eleanor Green and her sister Agnes Green
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Arnold Bennett
Title: Whom God Hath Joined
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Manuscript: or published book?
Publication details: London 1906
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 14581  
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: 210
  Additional comments: in an editor's footnote: 'Eleanor Green . . . wrote an account of her youth, and some portion of it is preserved in a transcript made by Reginald Pound.' Quotations follow.

Citation: Arnold Bennett, James Hepburn (ed.), Letters of Arnold Bennett Vol.II 1889-1915 (London: Oxford University Press, 1968), II, p. 210,, accessed: 09 June 2023

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