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Record 28878

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'I would have written to you before about my delight in "The Conquest of Granada" if it had not been for the beastly swollen wrist which prevented me from holding the pen.'
[Hence follow eight lines of praise.]
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Jun 1922 and 28 Jun 1922
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: Robert Bontine Cunninghame Graham
Title: The Conquest of New Granada, being the Life of Gonzalo Jimenez de Quesada
Genre: Biography
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: Heinemann 1922
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 28878  
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: 483
  Additional comments: Letetr from Joseph Conrad to R.B.Cunninghame Graham, dated 28 June 1922, 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. 483, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=28878, accessed: 25 July 2024

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