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Record 19333

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Have you seen the last vol of Mrs Garnett's Turgeniev [sic]? There's a story there. "Three Portraits" really fine. Also "Enough" worth reading.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 15 Jan 1900 and 3 Mar 1900
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: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)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Ivan Turgenev
Title: The Jew and Other Stories
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book, Serial / periodical
Publication details: Stories originally published in Russian 1846-1868, Trans. by Constance Garnett (Heinemann 1899)
Provenance: owned
Inscribed copy from translator's husband Edward Garnett who also wrote the foreword

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 19333  
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: 255
  Additional comments: Letter from Joseph Conrad to R.B.Cunninghame Graham, 3rd March 1900, Pent Farm.

Citation: Joseph Conrad, Frederick R. Karl (and Laurence Davies) (ed.), The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad Volume 2, 1898-1902 (Cambridge, 1986), 2, p. 255, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=19333, accessed: 24 February 2024

Additional comments:

See also letter from Joseph Conrad to Edward Garnett 15th January 1900, p.241 source text and fn.1 p.241-242.

 

 

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