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Record 7287

Reading Experience:

Henry James to Grace Norton, 7 November 1880: ' ... please tell Charles [Norton] I am to write to him in a day or two to thank him for his own beautiful volume which I have waited to do, only to read it. I am just terminating this pleasure, and he shall hear from me.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Nov 1880
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
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: Charles Eliot Norton
Title: Historical Studies of Church Building in the Middle Ages: Venice, Siena, Florence
Genre: Arts / architecture
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1880
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 7287  
Source - Print  
  Author: Henry James
  Editor: Leon Edel
  Title: Henry James: Letters
  Place of Publication: Cambridge, Massachusetts
  Date of Publication: 1975
  Vol: 2
  Page: 315
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Henry James, Leon Edel (ed.), Henry James: Letters (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1975), 2, p. 315,, accessed: 27 February 2024

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