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Record 19377

Reading Experience:

'I am altogether under the charm of that book ["The Vanished Arcadia"] in accord with its spirit and full of admiration for its expression.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Sep 1901 and 31 Dec 1901
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)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: R. (Robert) B.(Bontine) Cunninghame Graham
Title: Vanished Arcadia
Genre: History
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: September 1901
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 19377  
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: 362
  Additional comments: Letter from Joseph Conrad to R.B.Cunninghame Graham , dated 31st December 1901, Winchelsea.

Citation: Joseph Conrad, Frederick R. Karl (and Laurence Davies) (ed.), The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad Volume 2, 1898-1902 (Cambridge, 1986), 2, p. 362,, accessed: 09 December 2023

Additional comments:

The book was a history of Jesuit missions in Paraguay (See fn.2 p360 of source text.)



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