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Record 18756

Reading Experience:

'The "Bristol Fashion" business is excellently well put. You seem to know a lot about every part of the world and what's more you can say what you know in a most individual way.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 12 Feb 1898 and 16 Feb 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: R. (Robert) B.(Bontine) Cunninghame Graham
Title: Bristol Fashion Pt.2 in Saturday Review
Genre: Essays / Criticism, unknown genre of article but probably short story rather than travel narrative, see additional comments
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: 12 February 1898
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 18756  
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: 39
  Additional comments: Letter from Joseph Conrad to R.B. Cunninghame Graham 16 February 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. 39,, accessed: 09 December 2023

Additional comments:

The nature of this article is unknown but it is likely from the context of the letter to have been one of the short stories subsequently published by Fisher Unwin 1899 in the collection "The Ipane".



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