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Record 17281

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'By the way, Wells?s new novel 'Marriage', of which I have just read the proofs, contains more intimate conveyances of the atmosphere of married life than anybody has ever achieved before.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Until: 14 Apr 1912
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)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: H.G. Wells
Title: Marriage
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Manuscript: Codex, proofs
Publication details: proof copy
Provenance: borrowed (other)

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 17281  
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: 310
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Arnold Bennett, James Hepburn (ed.), Letters of Arnold Bennett Vol.II 1889-1915 (London: Oxford University Press, 1968), II, p. 310, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=17281, accessed: 18 April 2024

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