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Record 8674

Reading Experience:

'With the Marriotts, Bennett found himself among friends. This was a cultured household, with musical evenings, improvised theatricals and constant talk of art. It was also informal. Bennett used to read at meals.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: unknown
Country: England
Time: afternoon
daytime: mealtimes
Place: specific address: 6 Victoria Grove, Chelsea
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:Arnold Bennett
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 27 May 1867
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Solicitor's clerk
Religion: Christian
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: unknown
Title: unknown
Genre: Unknown
Form of Text: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 8674  
Source - Print  
  Author: Margaret Drabble
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Arnold Bennett
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1974
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 51
  Additional comments:

Citation: Margaret Drabble, Arnold Bennett (London, 1974), p. 51,, accessed: 22 February 2024

Additional comments:

Secondary source



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