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Record 24873

Reading Experience:

It is not an article at all. [‘Adrien van de Venne’ in Studies (Dublin), June 1923] It is a romance, a drama, an epic; and puts you in the grande lignée des collectionneurs. I read it with greatest interest, and pride in you. I shall certainly not return it. I shall keep it to astound people with.
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Until: 5 Aug 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: Thomas Bodkin
Title: Adrien van de Venne
Genre: Essays / Criticism, Arts / architecture
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: 'Studies', (Dublin), June 1923
Provenance: borrowed (other)
sent to Bennett by author


Source Information:

Record ID: 24873  
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: 193
  Additional comments: In a letter from Arnold Bennett to Thomas Bodkin, from Yacht Marie Marguerite, dated 5.8.23.

Citation: Arnold Bennett, James Hepburn (ed.), Letters of Arnold Bennett Vol.III 1916 -1931 (London: Oxford University Press, 1970), III, p. 193,, accessed: 19 June 2024

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