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Record 20172

Reading Experience:

'Mrs van Doren told me yesterday that Macfee - one of her reviewers- had received a letter full of the most incredible Billingsgate from Jessie because he had mentioned my book about C. more favourably than hers. I've read hers. It's really quite good and not [underlined] very [end underlining] offensive to me.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Until: 24 Dec 1926
Country: America
Time: n/a
Place: city: New York
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:Ford Madox Ford
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 17 Dec 1873
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: writer
Religion: Catholic
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: America
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Jessie Conrad
Title: Joseph Conrad as I Knew Him
Genre: Biography
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: published 1926
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 20172  
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: 274
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Ford Madox Ford, Sondra J. Stang (ed.), Correspondence of Ford Madox Ford and Stella Bowen, The (Bloomington, 1993), p. 274,, accessed: 08 June 2023

Additional comments:

Additional author, Stella Bowen; additional editor, Karen Cochran.



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