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Record 7292

Reading Experience:

Leon Edel notes: "In the weeks after his mother's death H[enry]J[ames] converted 'Daisy Miler' into a play, and before sailing read it to Mrs. [Isabella Stewart]Gardner."
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1 Jan 1882 and 31 Dec 1882
Country: USA
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: USA
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Isabella Stewart Gardner
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Henry James
Title: Daisy Miller
Genre: Drama
Form of Text: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 7292  
Source - Print  
  Author: Henry James
  Editor: Leon Edel
  Title: Henry James: Letters
  Place of Publication: Cambridge, Massachusetts
  Date of Publication: 1975
  Vol: 2
  Page: 384 n.1
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Henry James, Leon Edel (ed.), Henry James: Letters (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1975), 2, p. 384 n.1,, accessed: 23 June 2024

Additional comments:

Date of reading 1882



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