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Record 7641

Reading Experience:

Henry James to Hugh Walpole, 19 May 1912: 'A. Benett [sic] I've never to this day beheld -- and certain [italics]American[end italics] papers of his in "Harper", of an inordinate platitude of journalistic cheapness, have in truth rather curtailed me in such a disposition.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: unknown
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: Arnold Bennett
Title: articles
Genre: Essays / Criticism, Unknown
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: In Harper (originally for The American?)
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 7641  
Source - Print  
  Author: Henry James
  Editor: Leon Edel
  Title: Henry James: Letters
  Place of Publication: Cambridge, Massachusetts
  Date of Publication: 1984
  Vol: 4
  Page: 619
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Henry James, Leon Edel (ed.), Henry James: Letters (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1984), 4, p. 619,, accessed: 13 June 2024

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