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Record Number: 27637


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I keep the two books a little longer. "Shakespeare" is good.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 9 Mar 1914 and 30 Mar 1914

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Orlestone nr. Ashford
county: Kent
specific address: Capel House

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:

Joseph Conrad

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

3 Dec 1857

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry
'Szlachta', or Polish landed gentry/nobility

Occupation:

Master mariner and author

Religion:

Roman Catholic

Country of Origin:

Poland

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

A.[Andrew] C.[Cecil] Bradley

Title:

Shakespearean Tragedy:Lectures on Hamlet, Othello, King Lear, Macbeth

Genre:

Drama, Essays / Criticism

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

1904 Macmillan

Provenance

borrowed (other)


Source Information:

Record ID:

27637

Source:

Print

Author:

Joseph Conrad

Editor:

Karl Frederick R. and Laurence Davies

Title:

The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad Volume 5, 1912-1916

Place of Publication:

Cambridge

Date of Publication:

1996

Vol:

5

Page:

369

Additional Comments:

Letter from Joseph Conrad to Richard Curle dated 28 March 1914, Capel House.

Citation:

Joseph Conrad, Karl Frederick R. and Laurence Davies (ed.), The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad Volume 5, 1912-1916, (Cambridge, 1996), 5, p. 369, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=27637, accessed: 29 November 2021


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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