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Record 7564

Reading Experience:

Henry James to Mrs William James, 22 May 1900: 'Thank you [...] for telling me of Santayana's book (P. and R.) which has come and which I find of an irresistible distraction.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: May 1900
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: George Santayana
Title: Interpretations of Poetry and Religion
Genre: Other religious, Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1900
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 7564  
Source - Print  
  Author: Henry James
  Editor: Leon Edel
  Title: Henry James: Letters
  Place of Publication: Cambridge, Massachusetts
  Date of Publication: 1984
  Vol: 4
  Page: 142
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Henry James, Leon Edel (ed.), Henry James: Letters (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1984), 4, p. 142,, accessed: 23 September 2023

Additional comments:



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