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Record 18755

Reading Experience:

'[Arthur] Symons reviewing "Trionfo della Morte" (trans:) [Gabriele d'Annunzio's 1894 novel] in the last "Sat. Rev" went out of his way to damn Kipling and me with the same generous praise. he says that "Captains Courageous" and the "Nigger" have no idea behind them.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 29 Jan 1898 and 31 Jan 1898
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Stanford-le-Hope
county: Essex
specific address: Ivy Walls Farm
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:Joseph Conrad
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 3 Dec 1857
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Master mariner and author
Religion: originally Polish Catholic, by now agnostic/atheist
Country of origin: Poland
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Arthur Symons
Title: [article in Saturday Review]
Genre: Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: 29 January 1898
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 18755  
Source - Print  
  Author: Joseph Conrad
  Editor: Frederick R. Karl (and Laurence Davies)
  Title: The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad Volume 2, 1898-1902
  Place of Publication: Cambridge
  Date of Publication: 1986
  Vol: 2
  Page: 31
  Additional comments: Letter from Joseph Conrad to R.B. Cunninghame Graham 31 January 1898 Stanford-le Hope.

Citation: Joseph Conrad, Frederick R. Karl (and Laurence Davies) (ed.), The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad Volume 2, 1898-1902 (Cambridge, 1986), 2, p. 31,, accessed: 23 March 2023

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