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Record 28847

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Thank you for sending me the comedy. I found it [...] interesting and greatly entertaining, which however dd not prevent me from taking your work quite seriously.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1921 and 10 Jun 1921
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)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Bruno Winawer
Title: Ksiega Hioba (The Book of Job)
Genre: Drama
Form of Text: Print: playscript
Publication details: Warsaw: Nakładem Autora, 1921.
Provenance: n/a

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 28847  
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: 300
  Additional comments: Letter in Polish from Joseph Conrad to Bruno Winawer 10 June 1921, 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. 300, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=28847, accessed: 23 June 2024

Additional comments:

Bruno Winawer (see fn.3, p.300 of source text) was a Polish short story writer and dramatist. Conrad subsequently translated the play himself.

 

 

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