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Record 8423

Reading Experience:

Penelope Fitzgerald relates how, during Charlotte Mew's stay at his home in December 1918, Thomas Hardy 'read some of his own poems to her, and she read him something which pleased him very much, "Saturday Market".'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 4 Dec 1918 and 6 Dec 1918
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Dorchester
specific address: Max Gate
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: unknown
Country of origin: unknown
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Thomas Hardy
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Charlotte Mew
Title: "Saturday Market"
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 8423  
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: 172
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Penelope Fitzgerald, Charlotte Mew and Her Friends (London, 1984), p. 172,, accessed: 18 April 2024

Additional comments:



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