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Record 15355

Reading Experience:

'The only account that I have seen of the accident, in the "Figaro", is inaccurate in every detail except the number of wounded.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Until: 8 Jul 1911
Country: France
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: France
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Title: Figaro
Genre: Ephemera, newspaper report
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 15355  
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: 286
  Additional comments: In a letter from Bennett to Jane Wells, dated Saturday [8 July 1911, from Villa des N?fliers

Citation: Arnold Bennett, James Hepburn (ed.), Letters of Arnold Bennett Vol.II 1889-1915 (London: Oxford University Press, 1968), II, p. 286,, accessed: 09 June 2023

Additional comments:

refers to a railway accident in which Bennett was involved on 6 July 1911 returning to Fontainebleau.



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