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Record 7290

Reading Experience:

Henry James to Mrs Henry James Sr., 16 March 1881: "I have of course read Grant Allen in the March Atlantic and think it seems prettily enough argued."
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Mar 1881
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: Grant Allen
Title: article (?in response to work by William James)
Genre: Essays / Criticism, Philosophy
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: In The Atlantic, March 1881
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 7290  
Source - Print  
  Author: Henry James
  Editor: Leon Edel
  Title: Henry James: Letters
  Place of Publication: Cambridge, Massachusetts
  Date of Publication: 1975
  Vol: 2
  Page: 350
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Henry James, Leon Edel (ed.), Henry James: Letters (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1975), 2, p. 350,, accessed: 02 June 2023

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