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Record 5541

Reading Experience:

'In a letter to Mrs Herzog he says: "Wells's new novel, Marriage, of which I have just read the proofs, contains more intimate conveyances of the atmosphere of married life than anybody has ever achieved before, I am rather annoyed as I am about to try and get the same intimacy in my Clayhanger-Hilda book, entitled These Twain.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 14 Apr 1914
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:Arnold Bennett
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 27 May 1912
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: writer/editor/reviewer
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: H. G. Wells
Title: Marriage
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Manuscript: Unknown, proofs of book
Publication details: London 1912
Provenance: n/a


Source Information:

Record ID: 5541  
Source - Print  
  Author: Margaret Drabble
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Arnold Bennett
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1974
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 201
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Margaret Drabble, Arnold Bennett (London, 1974), p. 201,, accessed: 21 June 2024

Additional comments:

author's note: Letter from AB to Mrs Herzog of 14 April 1912, in 'Letters', vol 2



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