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Record Number: 12087


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'February 12. J. [Middleton Murry] read the Tchehov [sic] aloud. I had read one of the stories myself and it seemed to me nothing. But read aloud it was a masterpiece. How was that?'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

12 Feb 1922

Country:

France

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Paris

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:

J. Middleton Murry

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

6 Aug 1889

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

critic

Religion:

unknown

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

France

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

Katherine Mansfield


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Anton Chekhov

Title:

unknown

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

12087

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:

251

Additional Comments:

Journal entry for 12 February, 1922

Citation:

Katherine Mansfield, J. Middleton Murry (ed.), Journal of Katherine Mansfield, (Hamburg, Paris, Bologna, 1935), p. 251, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=12087, accessed: 26 September 2020


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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