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Record 7511

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'[Barrett Wendell] has [...] sent me his new book on Shakespeare, in which I have been (I had read some laudatory notice of it) much disappointed. Besides being critically very thin and even common, it is surely not written as the Prof. of "English" at Harvard should write.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1 Aug 1895 and 30 Sep 1895
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)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Barrett Wendell
Title: critical study of Shakespeare
Genre: Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 7511  
Source - Print  
  Author: Henry James
  Editor: Leon Edel
  Title: Henry James: Letters
  Place of Publication: Cambridge, Massachusetts
  Date of Publication: 1984
  Vol: 4
  Page: 20
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Henry James, Leon Edel (ed.), Henry James: Letters (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1984), 4, p. 20, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=7511, accessed: 26 February 2024

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