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Record 8682

Reading Experience:

'They would talk French, eat in French restaurants, read French newspapers and visit the British Museum together.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1 Jan 1890 and 31 Dec 1890
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
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: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Title: [French newspapers]
Genre: Unknown, French newspapers
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: French newspapers available in London in the 1890s.
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 8682  
Source - Print  
  Author: Margaret Drabble
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Arnold Bennett
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1974
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 49
  Additional comments:

Citation: Margaret Drabble, Arnold Bennett (London, 1974), p. 49,, accessed: 17 June 2024

Additional comments:

Secondary source. The friend referred to is John Eland, 'Francophile and bibliophile' (p. 49).



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