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Record 7578

Reading Experience:

Henry James to Sarah Butler Wister, 21 December 1902: ' [...] as for the "Morgesons" and "Two Men," I read them long years ago (the first in queer green paper covers) when they originally appeared [...] I seem to remember even having "noticed" the second (probably in the "Nation" and very badly).'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1 Jan 1862 and 31 Dec 1862
Country: unknown
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: unknown
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Elizabeth Drew Stoddard
Title: The Morgesons
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Unknown
Publication details: 1862
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 7578  
Source - Print  
  Author: Henry James
  Editor: Leon Edel
  Title: Henry James: Letters
  Place of Publication: Cambridge, Massachusetts
  Date of Publication: 1984
  Vol: 4
  Page: 259
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Henry James, Leon Edel (ed.), Henry James: Letters (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1984), 4, p. 259,, accessed: 22 April 2024

Additional comments:



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