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Record 17402

Reading Experience:

'I was glad to see your hand, as it forced me to write to you. About 5 or 6 weeks ago I had the impulse to write to you about the high satisfaction I had from your last book, but with the base indifference that sometimes paralyses the most ardent souls, I simply did not write. Your poetry gives me real pleasure.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Jul 1913 and 12 Nov 1913
Country: England
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: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: John Squire
Title: The Three Hills
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: July, 1913
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 17402  
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: 337
  Additional comments: In a letter from Arnold Bennett to John Squire, dated 12 Nov 1913, from Comarques [Thorpe-le-Soken]

Citation: Arnold Bennett, James Hepburn (ed.), Letters of Arnold Bennett Vol.II 1889-1915 (London: Oxford University Press, 1968), II, p. 337,, accessed: 24 September 2023

Additional comments:



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