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Record 20213

Reading Experience:

'I lay down on my bed and tried to improve my mind, reading articles about the political situation in the Pacific Ocean - but it was rather difficult because Janice insisted on reading aloud passages from the life and letters of Gauguin, the artist.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 10 Jun 1933
Country: France
Time: afternoon: after lunch
Place: city: Toulon
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:Janice Biala
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1903
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: artist
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: Poland
Country of experience: France
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Ford Madox Ford
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: [unknown]
Title: [life and letters of Gauguin]
Genre: Biography, Arts / architecture
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 20213  
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: 407
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Ford Madox Ford, Sondra J. Stang (ed.), Correspondence of Ford Madox Ford and Stella Bowen, The (Bloomington, 1993), p. 407,, accessed: 04 March 2024

Additional comments:

Additional author, Stella Bowen; additional editor Karen Cochran. Janice Biala was Ford's partner from 1930 until his death. Letter to Ford's daughter Julie.



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