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Record 24869

Reading Experience:

I have a wonderful miniature edition of Byron’s 'Don Juan', illustrated, for you, with a staggering Victorian preface. I am bound to say, with all my modesty, that it takes me to find these things.
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Until: 31 Jul 1923
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: Lord Byron
Title: Don Juan
Genre: Essays / Criticism, Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: illustrated edition
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 24869  
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: 192
  Additional comments: In a letter from Arnold Bennett to Harriet Cohen, from Royal Albion Hotel, Brighton [July 1923]

Citation: Arnold Bennett, James Hepburn (ed.), Letters of Arnold Bennett Vol.III 1916 -1931 (London: Oxford University Press, 1970), III, p. 192,, accessed: 07 December 2023

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