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Record 23924

Reading Experience:

'Speaking of the drama, you should read the preface to Shaw’s new book of plays. As a journalistic performance it is of the very highest order. Nobody can state a case like this fellow.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Until: 5 Nov 1919
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: n/a
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:Arnold Bennett
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 27 May 1867
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: writer/journalist/reviewer
Religion: Christian
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: G. B. Shaw
Title: Heartbreak House, Great Catherine, and Playlets About the War
Genre: Drama, preface to edition of plays
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: October 1919
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 23924  
Source - Print  
  Author: Arnold Bennett
  Editor: James Hepburn
  Title: Letters of Arnold Bennett Vol.III 1916 -1931
  Place of Publication: London: Oxford University Press
  Date of Publication: 1970
  Vol: II3
  Page: 113
  Additional comments: In a letter from Arnold Bennett to Lord Beaverbrook,from 12B George Street, dated 5-11-19

Citation: Arnold Bennett, James Hepburn (ed.), Letters of Arnold Bennett Vol.III 1916 -1931 (London: Oxford University Press, 1970), II3, p. 113,, accessed: 23 June 2024

Additional comments:



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