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Record 6984

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'By the way, My Journal is now in its eighteenth volume, and almost the whole of it is yet in manuscript. Whenever I look at it it seems to me to be rather interesting, and some of my friends say that it is far more interesting than anything else I have written.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Jan 1914 and 24 Jan 1914
Country: France
Time: n/a
Place: city: Comarques, France
   
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: France
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Arnold Bennett
Title: Journal
Genre: Autobiog / Diary
Form of Text: Manuscript: Unknown
Publication details: Later published as Journals of Arnold Bennett, Cassell, 1932-3, though read in MS here.
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 6984  
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: 204
  Additional comments: in a letter to J.B. Pinker Jan.24, 1914, from Comarques

Citation: Arnold Bennett, James Hepburn (ed.), Letters of Arnold Bennett Vol I: Letters to J.B. Pinker (London: Oxford University Press, 1966), 1, p. 204, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=6984, accessed: 27 May 2024

Additional comments:

editor's note: 'In 1906 and 1907 Bennett printed extracts from his journal as Christmas gift-books.' [entries also printed in periodicals during his lifetime.]

 

 

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