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Record 14709

Reading Experience:

'I violently disagree with you as to El?mir Bourges. I defy you to put your hand on your heart & say you have read the 'Nef' all through.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Until: 13 Dec 1908
Country: unknown
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: unknown
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: El?mir Bourges
Title: La Nef
Genre: Drama
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 14709  
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: 245
  Additional comments: In a letter from Bennett to Frank Harris, dated 13 Dec 1908, with address (from next day) - Hotel Belv?dere, Mont P?lerin, Sur Vevey, Switzerland

Citation: Arnold Bennett, James Hepburn (ed.), Letters of Arnold Bennett Vol.II 1889-1915 (London: Oxford University Press, 1968), II, p. 245,, accessed: 04 December 2023

Additional comments:

editor's note: (p.246) El?mir Bourges . . . published his popular drama 'La Nef' in 1904



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