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Record 6445

Reading Experience:

'Do not fail to get the Literary Supplement to the New York Times for Oct 4th & see W.L. Alden?s extraordinary appreciation of "Anna". He says it is the best novel of the sort since "Esther Waters". (It is.). . . I have sent my cutting to Chatto'.
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 4 Oct 1902
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 1867
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: W.L. Alden
Title: article/review of "Anna of the Five Towns"
Genre: Essays / Criticism, newspaper review/article
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper, Literary Supplement
Publication details: New York Times Literary Supplement, Oct. 4th. 1902
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 6445  
Source - Print  
  Author: Arnold Bennett
  Editor: James Hepburn
  Title: Letters of Arnold Bennett Vol I: Letters to J.B. Pinker
  Place of Publication: London: Oxford University Press
  Date of Publication: 1966
  Vol: I
  Page: 34
  Additional comments: Letter to J.B. Pinker from Arnold Bennett, 16 October 1902 sent from Trinity Hall Farm

Citation: Arnold Bennett, James Hepburn (ed.), Letters of Arnold Bennett Vol I: Letters to J.B. Pinker (London: Oxford University Press, 1966), I, p. 34,, accessed: 02 March 2024

Additional comments:

Letter is from Trinity Hall Farm, Hockliffe



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