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Record Number: 11880


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'January 2...What I chiefly admire in Jane Austen is that what she promises, she performs, i.e. if Sir T. is to arrive, we have his arrival at length, and it's excellent and exceeds our expectations. This is rare; it is also my very weakest point. Easy to see why...'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

2 Jan 1922

Country:

unknown

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:

Katherine Mansfield

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

14 Oct 1888

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer

Religion:

unknown

Country of Origin:

New Zealand

Country of Experience:

unknown

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Jane Austen

Title:

Mansfield Park

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

11880

Source:

Print

Author:

Katherine Mansfield

Editor:

J. Middleton Murry

Title:

Journal of Katherine Mansfield

Place of Publication:

Hamburg, Paris, Bologna

Date of Publication:

1935

Vol:

n/a

Page:

229

Additional Comments:

Journal entry for 2 January 1922

Citation:

Katherine Mansfield, J. Middleton Murry (ed.), Journal of Katherine Mansfield, (Hamburg, Paris, Bologna, 1935), p. 229, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=11880, accessed: 24 February 2020


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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