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Record 23941

Reading Experience:

‘Wayfarer’ expresses the ignorance of himself and his friends about the late Charles Garvice . . . He brackets Charles Garvice and Mrs Florence Barclay together. This he should not do. Charles Garvice had an immensely greater hold on the public than Mrs, Barclay . . . The work of Charles Garvice has little artistic importance; but he was a thoroughly competent craftsman.
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Until: 8 Mar 1920
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: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: Charles Garvice
Title: unknown
Genre: Fiction, History
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 23941  
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: III
  Page: 122
  Additional comments: In a letter from Arnold Bennett to the Editor of the 'Nation' from 12B George Street, dated March 8th 1920

Citation: Arnold Bennett, James Hepburn (ed.), Letters of Arnold Bennett Vol.III 1916 -1931 (London: Oxford University Press, 1970), III, p. 122,, accessed: 21 June 2024

Additional comments:



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