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Record 4597

Reading Experience:

"He would read acts of 'The Honeymoon' aloud to the two women, conscious that he did not read well, but considering it as a good test, to see if his lines could withstand a bad rendering."
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Oct 1909
Country: France
Time: n/a
Place: Villa des N?fliers
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:Arnold Bennett
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 27 May 1867
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: writer/editor/reviewer
Religion: Christian
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: France
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Marguerite Bennett Pauline Smith
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Arnold Bennett
Title: The Honeymoon
Genre: Drama
Form of Text: Manuscript: Sheet
Publication details: 1911
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 4597  
Source - Print  
  Author: Margaret Drabble
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Arnold Bennett
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1974
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 170
  Additional comments: refers to the play Bennett was writing

Citation: Margaret Drabble, Arnold Bennett (London, 1974), p. 170,, accessed: 20 May 2024

Additional comments:



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