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Record 7713

Reading Experience:

Henry James to Rhoda Broughton, 10 August 1914: 'we walked, this strange Sunday afternoon (9th), my niece Peggy, her youngest brother and I [...] to see and have tea with a genial and garrulous old Irish friend (Lady Mathew, who has a house here for the summer), and came away an hour later bearing with us a substantial green volume, by an admitrable eminent hand [ie Broughton's], which our hostess had just read with such a glow of satisfaction that she overflowed into easy lending.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Aug 1914 and 10 Aug 1914
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:Lady Mathew
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Royalty / aristocracy
Occupation: unknown
Religion: unknown
Country of origin: Ireland
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Rhoda Broughton
Title: unknown
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 7713  
Source - Print  
  Author: Henry James
  Editor: Leon Edel
  Title: Henry James: Letters
  Place of Publication: Cambridge, Massachusetts
  Date of Publication: 1984
  Vol: 4
  Page: 714
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Henry James, Leon Edel (ed.), Henry James: Letters (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1984), 4, p. 714,, accessed: 19 June 2024

Additional comments:



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