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Record 26478

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'It was ever so good of you to have sent me the Hogarth little book. I knew practically nothing of the man and I was glad to learn.' Hence follow 13 lines of praise.
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Jan 1910 and 22 Nov 1910
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: Orlestone nr. Ashford
Kent
Capel House
   
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:Joseph Conrad
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 3 Dec 1857
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Master mariner and author
Religion: originally Polish Catholic, by now agnostic/atheist
Country of origin: Poland
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Edward Garnett
Title: Hogarth
Genre: Arts / architecture
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: Duckworth 1902,1910. From context, likely that Conrad was reading the reprinted 1910 edition
Provenance: owned
sent by author

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 26478  
Source - Print  
  Author: Joseph Conrad
  Editor: Karl Frederick R. and Laurence Davies
  Title: The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad Volume 4 1908-1911
  Place of Publication: Cambridge
  Date of Publication: 1990
  Vol: 4
  Page: 390-1
  Additional comments: Letter from Joseph Conrad to Edward Garnett dated 22 November, 1910 Capel House.

Citation: Joseph Conrad, Karl Frederick R. and Laurence Davies (ed.), The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad Volume 4 1908-1911 (Cambridge, 1990), 4, p. 390-1, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=26478, accessed: 19 June 2024

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