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Record 7157

Reading Experience:

Henry James to Edmund Gosse, 27 December 1894: "I have been reading with the liveliest -- and almost painful -- interest the two volumes on the extraordinary Symonds."
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 27 Dec 1894
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: Horatio Brown
Title: Memoir of John Addington Symonds
Genre: Biography, Autobiog / Diary
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 2 vols
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 7157  
Source - Print  
  Author: Henry James
  Editor: Leon Edel
  Title: Henry James: Letters
  Place of Publication: Cambridge, Massachusetts
  Date of Publication: 1980
  Vol: 3
  Page: 502
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Henry James, Leon Edel (ed.), Henry James: Letters (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1980), 3, p. 502,, accessed: 23 May 2024

Additional comments:



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