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Record 14860

Reading Experience:

'There is only one trouble about the proofs. That is: the title is wrong. (This not your fault, but some copyist?s.) It ought to be Helen with the High Hand. I really want this "with". I cannot imagine how the mistake arose. I shall put headings to the chapters, as I think these make a book more readable.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Until: 8 Feb 1910
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Brighton
specific address: Royal York Hotel
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: Arnold Bennett
Title: Helen with the High Hand
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Manuscript: Codex
Publication details: proof copy
Provenance: n/a


Source Information:

Record ID: 14860  
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: 261
  Additional comments: In a letter from Bennett to Cedric Sharpe, dated 16 Jan 1910 from Royal York Hotel, 8th Feby 1910.

Citation: Arnold Bennett, James Hepburn (ed.), Letters of Arnold Bennett Vol.II 1889-1915 (London: Oxford University Press, 1968), II, p. 261,, accessed: 23 June 2024

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