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Record 8403

Reading Experience:

'In 1910, when Alfred Noyes's "Collected Poems" came out [...] [Charlotte Mew] read his "The Old Sceptic" and reflected that as far as sentiment went, she might have written the poem herself.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Jan 1910 and 31 Dec 1910
Country: n/a
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:Charlotte Mew
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1869
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: n/a
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Alfred Noyes
Title: "The Old Sceptic"
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: In Noyes's Collected Poems (1910)
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 8403  
Source - Print  
  Author: Penelope Fitzgerald
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Charlotte Mew and Her Friends
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1984
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 99
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Penelope Fitzgerald, Charlotte Mew and Her Friends (London, 1984), p. 99,, accessed: 18 April 2024

Additional comments:



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