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Record 7719

Reading Experience:

Henry James to James B. Pinker, 6 January 1915: 'I have had to settle down [...] to looking at almost nothing but "The Times" and "The Morning Post"; the latter for its comparative avoidance of cheap optimisms; whch I hate to be too much fed with.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Jan 1914 and 6 Jan 1915
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:

Title: The Times
Genre: Reference / General works
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: 1914-15
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 7719  
Source - Print  
  Author: Henry James
  Editor: Leon Edel
  Title: Henry James: Letters
  Place of Publication: Cambridge, Massachusetts
  Date of Publication: 1984
  Vol: 4
  Page: 733
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Henry James, Leon Edel (ed.), Henry James: Letters (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1984), 4, p. 733,, accessed: 13 June 2024

Additional comments:



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