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Record 7708

Reading Experience:

Henry James to Andre Raffalovich, 7 November 1913: 'I thank you very kindly indeed for the volume of [Aubrey] Beardsley's letters, by which I have been greatly touched [...] the personal spirit in him, the beauty in nature, is disclosed to me by your letters as wonderful and [...] deeply pathetic and interesting.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Jan 1904 and 7 Nov 1913
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: Aubrey Beardsley
Title: The Last Letters of Aubrey Beardsley
Genre: Letters
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: Ed. Andre Raffalovich (1904)
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 7708  
Source - Print  
  Author: Henry James
  Editor: Leon Edel
  Title: Henry James: Letters
  Place of Publication: Cambridge, Massachusetts
  Date of Publication: 1984
  Vol: 4
  Page: 691-92
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Henry James, Leon Edel (ed.), Henry James: Letters (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1984), 4, p. 691-92,, accessed: 09 December 2023

Additional comments:



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