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Record 25221

Reading Experience:

'We have just had a new edition of the works of Hale White (Mark Rutherford). It is a miserable and ill-printed edition, but it exists, and I am reading him all over again. Hale White is a great writer who adopted a form which he never learnt how to use: the novel. His construction is usually naïf to the point of absurdity. But he is full of great stuff, and a most genuine stylist—one of the best, I think.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Until: 23 Sep 1923
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: Mark Rutherford
Title: The Novels of Mark Rutherford
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: T. Fisher Unwin, London: 1923
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 25221  
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: 201
  Additional comments: In a letter from Arnold Bennett to André Gide, from 75, Cadogan Square, dated 23-9-1923

Citation: Arnold Bennett, James Hepburn (ed.), Letters of Arnold Bennett Vol.III 1916 -1931 (London: Oxford University Press, 1970), III, p. 201,, accessed: 21 June 2024

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