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Record 8681

Reading Experience:

'Bennett needed a guide when he travelled abroad - and his Florentine Journal is touchingly full of his delightful efforts to see and understand all, through his Baedeker...'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Apr 1910 and 24 May 1910
Country: Italy
Time: n/a
Place: city: Florence
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: Writer and editor
Religion: Christian
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: Italy
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Karl Baedeker
Title: [guidebook on Florence]
Genre: Geography / Travel
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: Publisher Karl Baedeker (travel guides)
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 8681  
Source - Print  
  Author: Margaret Drabble
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Arnold Bennett
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1974
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 3
  Additional comments:

Citation: Margaret Drabble, Arnold Bennett (London, 1974), p. 3,, accessed: 20 May 2024

Additional comments:

Secondary source.



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