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Record 7298

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Henry James to George Pellew, 23 June 1883: 'I found your thin red book [on Jane Austen] on my table when I came in late last night. I read it this morning before I left my pillow -- read it with much entertainment and profit.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 23 Jun 1883
Country: USA
Time: morning
Place: city: Boston
specific address: 131 Mount Vernon Street
   
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)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: George Pellew
Title: dissertation on Jane Austen's novels
Genre: Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 7298  
Source - Print  
  Author: Henry James
  Editor: Leon Edel
  Title: Henry James: Letters
  Place of Publication: Cambridge, Massachusetts
  Date of Publication: 1975
  Vol: 2
  Page: 422
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Henry James, Leon Edel (ed.), Henry James: Letters (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1975), 2, p. 422, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=7298, accessed: 01 June 2023

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