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Record Number: 22629


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Various MS notes and marks including date of reading: June 23 1923 and a note on p.311 "The birthplace": "This was based on the story of Mr. Skipsey, told to Carry [i.e. Lady Caroline Trevelyan] by the Spence Watsons, and by her to Henry James."

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

23 Jun 1923

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:

George Otto Trevelyan

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

20 Jul 1838

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

Historian and statesman

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Henry James

Title:

The better sort

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1903

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

22629

Source - Manuscript:

Other

Information:

MS notes in book cited below.

Additional Information:

n/a

Citation:

MS notes in book cited below., http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=22629, accessed: 30 November 2021


Additional Comments:

I have not transcribed all the MS notes.

   
   
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