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Record 4035

Reading Experience:

'. . . then Edith Sitwell appeared, her nose longer than an ant-eaters, and read some of her absurd stuff...'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 27 Jun 1921
Country: England
Time: evening
Place: city: London
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:Edith Sitwell
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1887
Socio-economic group: Royalty / aristocracy
Occupation: writer
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
T.S. Eliot, Mrs Arnold Bennett, Lytton Strachey
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Edith Sitwell
Title: poems
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 4035  
Source - Print  
  Author: Margaret Drabble
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Arnold Bennett
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1974
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 137
  Additional comments: author's note: Letter from Lytton Strachey to Dora Carrington of 28 June 1921, quoted by Michael Holroyd in 'Lytton Strachey; A Critical Biography' (London 1967)

Citation: Margaret Drabble, Arnold Bennett (London, 1974), p. 137,, accessed: 22 April 2024

Additional comments:

secondary source



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