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Record 18764

Reading Experience:

'I return the pages "To Wayfaring Men". I read them before I read your letter and have been deeply touched.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 3 Aug 1898 and 26 Aug 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: Preface to: Mogreb-el-Aksa: A Journey in Morocco
Genre: Geography / Travel
Form of Text: Manuscript: Sheet, Presumably typewritten pages
Publication details: December 1898
Provenance: n/a


Source Information:

Record ID: 18764  
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: 87
  Additional comments: Letter from Joseph Conrad to R.B. Cunninghame Graham, 26 August1898 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. 87,, accessed: 09 December 2023

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