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Record 19338

Reading Experience:

'Pardon my frankness. This is most distinctly an idea for a play. And you have put everything into it except the play. [The Sane Star]... Play returned herewith. A.B.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 21 Oct 1918 and 22 Nov 1918
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: E.V. Lucas
Title: The Sane Star
Genre: Drama
Form of Text: Manuscript: Unknown
Publication details: published later in 1924
Provenance: borrowed (other)
sent to Bennett by author


Source Information:

Record ID: 19338  
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: 79
  Additional comments: In a letter from Arnold Bennett to E.V. Lucas from 80, Piccadilly,dated 21.10.18

Citation: Arnold Bennett, James Hepburn (ed.), Letters of Arnold Bennett Vol.III 1916 -1931 (London: Oxford University Press, 1970), III, p. 79,, accessed: 31 March 2023

Additional comments:



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