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Record 28580

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'I return to you the type and the proof which you have sent me. The "English Review" thing is wonderfully done, [...]. The Edward Grey in Paris article is very cleverly done. It is mordant, it is witty.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 13 May 1918 and 16 May 1918
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Orlestone nr. Ashford
county: Kent
specific address: 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: Truth's Welcome Home
Genre: Essays / Criticism, Satire
Form of Text: Print: proof
Publication details: English Review June 1918. See also additional comment
Provenance: n/a

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 28580  
Source - Print  
  Author: Joseph Conrad
  Editor: Laurence Davies, Frederick R. Karl and Owen Knowles
  Title: The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad Volume 6, 1917-1919
  Place of Publication: Cambridge
  Date of Publication: 2002
  Vol: 6
  Page: 219
  Additional comments: Letter from Joseph Conrad to Edward Garnett dated 16 May 1918, Capel House

Citation: Joseph Conrad, Laurence Davies, Frederick R. Karl and Owen Knowles (ed.), The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad Volume 6, 1917-1919 (Cambridge, 2002), 6, p. 219, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=28580, accessed: 24 July 2024

Additional comments:

Subsequently published in "Papa's War and Other Satires" in 1919.

 

 

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