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Record 6980

Reading Experience:

'I have this day despatched to you in two book packets, a copy of "The Regent". You may take it positively from me that this book is all right. I have read nearly all of it aloud to friends, with enormous success.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Jan 1912 and 13 Apr 1912
Country: unknown
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 reactive 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: unknown
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
friends of Arnold Bennett
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Arnold Bennett
Title: Regent, The
Genre: Fiction, History
Form of Text: Manuscript: manuscript of new novel (typescript?)
Publication details: 1913
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 6980  
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: 1
  Page: 168
  Additional comments: In a letter to J.B. Pinker from Hotel Californie, 13 April 1912

Citation: Arnold Bennett, James Hepburn (ed.), Letters of Arnold Bennett Vol I: Letters to J.B. Pinker (London: Oxford University Press, 1966), 1, p. 168,, accessed: 21 May 2024

Additional comments:



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