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Record 6896

Reading Experience:

Henry James to Violet Paget (Vernon Lee), 10 May 1885: "I read Miss B[rown]. with eagerness ... as soon as I received the volumes, and have lately read a large part of them over again."
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1 Jan 1885 and 31 Jan 1885
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:Henry James
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 15 Apr 1843
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
Religion: unknown
Country of origin: USA
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Vernon Lee
Title: Miss Brown
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 6896  
Source - Print  
  Author: Henry James
  Editor: Leon Edel
  Title: Henry James: Letters
  Place of Publication: Cambridge, Massachusetts
  Date of Publication: 1980
  Vol: 3
  Page: 85
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Henry James, Leon Edel (ed.), Henry James: Letters (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1980), 3, p. 85,, accessed: 23 June 2024

Additional comments:

See also Henry James to Grace Norton, 24 January 1885 (pp.64-68 in source).



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