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Record 18778

Reading Experience:

'I think MacGill has written one or two excellent things on the Push. [Patrick MacGill, The Great Push , 1916] I do want you to realise that intelligent people here, though civilian, well understand that most of the stuff printed in the dailies about the army is largely tosh.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Until: 8 Jun 1917
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: Patrick MacGill
Title: The Great Push
Genre: History
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1916
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 18778  
Source - Print  
  Author: Arnold Bennett
  Editor: James Hepburn
  Title: Letters of Arnold Bennett Vol.III 1916 -1931
  Place of Publication: London: Oxford University Press
  Date of Publication: 1970
  Vol: III
  Page: 33
  Additional comments: In a letter from Arnold Bennett to Oswald H Davis, dated 4th February 1917, from Comarques, Thorpe-le-Soken.

Citation: Arnold Bennett, James Hepburn (ed.), Letters of Arnold Bennett Vol.III 1916 -1931 (London: Oxford University Press, 1970), III, p. 33,, accessed: 23 May 2024

Additional comments:



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