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Record 20884

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Your article on [Icelandic] Sagas first rate and extracts quoted are good. I quite see how one could get dramas out of that.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 3 Jun 1905 and 20 Jul 1905
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Stanford near Hythe
county: Kent
specific address: Pent Farm
   
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)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Edward Garnett
Title: 'The Icelandic Sagas'
Genre: Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: Published in 'Speaker' London, 3 June 1905
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 20884  
Source - Print  
  Author: Joseph Conrad
  Editor: Frederick R. Karl (and Laurence Davies)
  Title: The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad Volume 3, 1903-1907
  Place of Publication: Cambridge
  Date of Publication: 1988
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 276
  Additional comments: Letter from Joseph Conrad to Edward Garnett, dated 20th July 1905, Pent Farm

Citation: Joseph Conrad, Frederick R. Karl (and Laurence Davies) (ed.), The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad Volume 3, 1903-1907 (Cambridge, 1988), p. 276, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=20884, accessed: 19 June 2024

Additional comments:

See fn.2 p.276 of source text.

 

 

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