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Record 7516

Reading Experience:

Henry James to Edmund Gosse, 28 August 1896: 'The only thing that befell me [on recent week in London, from 15 August] was that I dined one night at the Savoy with F. Ortmans and the P. Bourgets [...] The only other thing I did was to read in the "Revue de Paris" of the 15th August the wonderful article of A. Daudet on Goncourt's death [...]'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 15 Aug 1896 and 28 Aug 1896
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: Alphonse Daudet
Title: article on death of Edmond de Goncourt
Genre: Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: In Revue de Paris, 15 August 1896
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 7516  
Source - Print  
  Author: Henry James
  Editor: Leon Edel
  Title: Henry James: Letters
  Place of Publication: Cambridge, Massachusetts
  Date of Publication: 1984
  Vol: 4
  Page: 34
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Henry James, Leon Edel (ed.), Henry James: Letters (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1984), 4, p. 34,, accessed: 01 June 2023

Additional comments:



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