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Record 20141

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'I was greeted in the mess at breakfast today by the whole table exclaiuming: "Genius" - it appears that someone had read the British weekly which says "Mr H's literary power does not fall short of genius!" which struck them as comic'.
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 6 Sep 1918
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Redcar
county: Yorkshire
   
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:soldier
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Unknown/NA
Occupation: soldier
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: a soldier in the Welsh regiment based at Redcar

 

Text Being Read:

Author: [unknown]
Title: [a review of Ford's work]
Genre: Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 20141  
Source - Print  
  Author: Ford Madox Ford
  Editor: Sondra J. Stang
  Title: Correspondence of Ford Madox Ford and Stella Bowen, The
  Place of Publication: Bloomington
  Date of Publication: 1993
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 12
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Ford Madox Ford, Sondra J. Stang (ed.), Correspondence of Ford Madox Ford and Stella Bowen, The (Bloomington, 1993), p. 12, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=20141, accessed: 28 February 2024

Additional comments:

Additional author, Stella Bowen; additional editor, Karen Cochran. Ford was Ford Madox Hueffer at the time, hence 'Mr H'.

 

 

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