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Record 7583

Reading Experience:

Henry James to Howard Sturgis, 8 November 1903: 'I send you back the blooming proofs [of Sturgis's novel "Belchamber"] with many thanks and with no marks or comments at all [goes on to offer criticisms] [...] I send you back also "Temple Bar", in which I have found your paper a moving and charming thing'.
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Nov 1903
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: Howard Sturgis
Title: A Sketch from Memory
Genre: Autobiog / Diary
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: In Temple Bar
Provenance: borrowed (other)


Source Information:

Record ID: 7583  
Source - Print  
  Author: Henry James
  Editor: Leon Edel
  Title: Henry James: Letters
  Place of Publication: Cambridge, Massachusetts
  Date of Publication: 1984
  Vol: 4
  Page: 286; 288
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Henry James, Leon Edel (ed.), Henry James: Letters (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1984), 4, p. 286; 288,, accessed: 19 June 2024

Additional comments:



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