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Record 20216

Reading Experience:

'Ray Postgate has given me some [underlined] excellent [end underlining] reviews of it was the Nightingale by Isabel Paterson & (better still) by W.R. Benet under the title "Uncle Ford". I expect you have seen them.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Until: 30 Oct 1933
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
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:Esther Gwendolyn, 'Stella' Bowen
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 16 May 1893
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: artist
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: Australia
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: W.R. Benet
Title: 'Uncle Ford'
Genre: Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: in Saturday Review of Literature, 21st Oct 1933 - review of Ford's 'It Was the Nightingale'
Provenance: owned
given by Ray Postgate


Source Information:

Record ID: 20216  
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: 426
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Ford Madox Ford, Sondra J. Stang (ed.), Correspondence of Ford Madox Ford and Stella Bowen, The (Bloomington, 1993), p. 426,, accessed: 23 June 2024

Additional comments:

Additional author, Stella Bowen; additional editor Karen Cochran.



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