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Record 7610

Reading Experience:

Henry James to Paul Bourget 21 December 1905, thanking him for copy of "Les Deux Soeurs": 'This volume I read with immediate attention and with the highest appreciation'.
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Nov 1905
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: Paul Bourget
Title: Les Deux Soeurs
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1905
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 7610  
Source - Print  
  Author: Henry James
  Editor: Leon Edel
  Title: Henry James: Letters
  Place of Publication: Cambridge, Massachusetts
  Date of Publication: 1984
  Vol: 4
  Page: 388
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Henry James, Leon Edel (ed.), Henry James: Letters (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1984), 4, p. 388,, accessed: 19 June 2024

Additional comments:

See also letter of 8 November 1905 to Edith Wharton (pp.373-77 in source).



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