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Record 4009

Reading Experience:

"I have read your book with keen interest. I always read you with the pleasure of a literary critic recognising (and envying) mastery in the art of putting things."
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 1902
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:Leslie Stephen
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 28 Nov 1832
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Literary critic, historian, journalist, biographer
Religion: Christian
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: William James
Title: The varieties of religious experience
Genre: Other religious, Essays / Criticism, Philosophy
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1902
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 4009  
Source - Print  
  Author: Leslie Stephen
  Editor: John Bicknell
  Title: The Selected Letters of Leslie Stephen Vol. 2 1882-1904
  Place of Publication: Ohio State University Press
  Date of Publication: 2
  Vol: 1996
  Page: 527
  Additional comments: Letter from Stephen to William James (23/7/1902).

Citation: Leslie Stephen, John Bicknell (ed.), The Selected Letters of Leslie Stephen Vol. 2 1882-1904 (Ohio State University Press, 2), 1996, p. 527,, accessed: 28 November 2023

Additional comments:



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