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Record 28817

Reading Experience:

'Thank you for the "Saint-Simon", which to my great joy arrived this morning. I finished the play the day before yesterday. Tonight I finish revising. Tomorrow I plunge into "Saint-Simon".'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 18 Mar 1920
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Bishopsbourne
county: Kent
specific address: Oswalds
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)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Louis de Rouvroy, Duc de Saint-Simon
Title: Les Mémoires de Saint-Simon
Genre: Autobiog / Diary
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: unknown; possibly 1894 edition: Paris: Charles Delagrave.
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 28817  
Source - Print  
  Author: Joseph Conrad
  Editor: Laurence Davies and J.H.Stape
  Title: The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad Volume 7 1920-1922
  Place of Publication: Cambridge
  Date of Publication: 2005
  Vol: 7
  Page: 52
  Additional comments: Letter in French from Joseph Conrad to Jean Aubry, dated 17 March 1920, Oswalds

Citation: Joseph Conrad, Laurence Davies and J.H.Stape (ed.), The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad Volume 7 1920-1922 (Cambridge, 2005), 7, p. 52,, accessed: 23 March 2023

Additional comments:

Included because internal evidence gives a clear indication of intent to read.



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