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Record 4601

Reading Experience:

'. . . his reading of that remarkable book, "When I was a Child, Recollections of an Old Potter"'.
Century: 1900-1945
Date: unknown
Country: unknown
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: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: unknown
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: William Shaw
Title: When I was a Child, Recollections of an Old Potter
Genre: Autobiog / Diary
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: Methuen, 1903
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 4601  
Source - Print  
  Author: Margaret Drabble
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Arnold Bennett
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1974
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 174
  Additional comments: the character of Darius Clayhanger 'owes a great deal' to the reading of this book. (Drabble)

Citation: Margaret Drabble, Arnold Bennett (London, 1974), p. 174,, accessed: 22 September 2023

Additional comments:

with an introduction by Robert Spence Watson.



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