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Record 17412

Reading Experience:

'In your issue of August 29th, reviewing war literature, you say: "Almost without exception during the last fortnight our eminent novelists have rushed into print as authorities on all matters of foreign policy and military strategy." Can you name these novelists?'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 29 Aug 1914
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:

Title: The New Statesman
Genre: Essays / Criticism, Politics
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: August 29th
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 17412  
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: 349
  Additional comments: In a letter from Arnold Bennett to the Editor of the New Statesman, dated September 1st [1914], from Comarques

Citation: Arnold Bennett, James Hepburn (ed.), Letters of Arnold Bennett Vol.II 1889-1915 (London: Oxford University Press, 1968), II, p. 349,, accessed: 02 March 2024

Additional comments:



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