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Record 15364

Reading Experience:

'It may astonish you to learn that even thirty years ago?and more?"Harper?s" used to penetrate monthly into the savage wilderness of the Five Towns, and that the first literary essays I ever read were those of W.D. Howells and Russell Lowell.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Jan 1882 and 15 Feb 1912
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Stoke - on -Trent
county: Staffordshire
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: Russell Lowell
Title: unknown
Genre: Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: Harper's Magazine
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 15364  
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: 302
  Additional comments: In a letter from Bennett to Colonel George Harvey, dated 15 Feby 1912, from Hotel Californie

Citation: Arnold Bennett, James Hepburn (ed.), Letters of Arnold Bennett Vol.II 1889-1915 (London: Oxford University Press, 1968), II, p. 302,, accessed: 02 March 2024

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