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Record 4751

Reading Experience:

'The play was finished after a long summer of hard work on 24 August: they sat in an arbour to read it with an audience of Marguerite Sheldon and Knoblock's agent Miss Kauser but as they both read badly they didn't give it a fair hearing.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 24 Aug 1912
Country: France
Time: n/a
Place: city: Fontainebleau
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, Edward Sheldon, Miss Kauser
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Arnold Bennett
Title: Milestones
Genre: Drama
Form of Text: Manuscript: Unknown
Publication details: 1912
Provenance: owned
own manuscript


Source Information:

Record ID: 4751  
Source - Print  
  Author: Margaret Drabble
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Arnold Bennett
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1974
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 185
  Additional comments: Arnold Bennett and Edward Knoblock are reading

Citation: Margaret Drabble, Arnold Bennett (London, 1974), p. 185,, accessed: 17 June 2024

Additional comments:



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