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Record 3911

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'... reading "Sons and Lovers", [W. H. Hudson] judged it "a very good book indeed except in that portion where he relapses into the old sty -- the neck-sucking and wallowing-in-sweating-flesh".'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: unknown
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: n/a
   
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:W. H. Hudson
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 4 Aug 1841
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Naturalist and Writer
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: Argentina
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: D. H. Lawrence
Title: Sons and Lovers
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 3911  
Source - Print  
  Author: Philip Waller
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Writers, Readers, and Reputations: Literary Life in Britain 1870-1918
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 2006
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 1000 n.117
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Philip Waller, Writers, Readers, and Reputations: Literary Life in Britain 1870-1918 (Oxford, 2006), p. 1000 n.117, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=3911, accessed: 31 March 2023

Additional comments:

Quotation from Ruth Tomalin, "W. H. Hudson: A Biography" (1984) 213.

 

 

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