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Record 5798

Reading Experience:

'He read "The Lost Girl" at the end of November just when he was himself most deeply engaged in trivia, and immediately recognizes it as "the work of a genius", Lawrence as "far and away the best of the younger school"'.
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Nov 1920 and 31 Nov 1920
Country: England and France
Time: n/a
Place: 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: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: England and France
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: D.H. Lawrence
Title: Lost Girl, The
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: London, 1920
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 5798  
Source - Print  
  Author: Margaret Drabble
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Arnold Bennett
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1974
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 253
  Additional comments: author's note: 'Journals', entry for 30 November 1920

Citation: Margaret Drabble, Arnold Bennett (London, 1974), p. 253,, accessed: 09 June 2023

Additional comments:



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