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Record 8702

Reading Experience:

'In these last years in the Five Towns, before he left for London, Bennet claims to have done little reading, apart from work for his law examinations; though he admits to Ouida and Vizetelly's translation of Zola.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: unknown
Country: England
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:Arnold Bennett
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 27 May 1867
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer / 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:

Author: Emile Zola
Title: unknown
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: Vizetelli's translation
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 8702  
Source - Print  
  Author: Margaret Drabble
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Arnold Bennett
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1974
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 44
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Margaret Drabble, Arnold Bennett (London, 1974), p. 44,, accessed: 19 June 2024

Additional comments:

Drabble cites 'The Truth about an author' as evidence.



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