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Record 8703

Reading Experience:

'he entered a competition held by Tit-Bits. The prize money was twenty guineas, and it was offered for a "humorous condensation" of a sensational serial which the paper had been running. The serial was called What's bred in the bone [title in italics], and it was by Grant Allen, a scientist-turned novelist like Wells...'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1 Jan 1891 and 31 Dec 1891
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: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: Solicitor's clerk, later 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: Grant Allen
Title: What's bred in the bone
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: 1891 serial publication in Tit-Bits.
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 8703  
Source - Print  
  Author: Margaret Drabble
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Arnold Bennett
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1974
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 54
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Margaret Drabble, Arnold Bennett (London, 1974), p. 54,, accessed: 19 June 2024

Additional comments:

Secondary source.



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