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Record Number: 33943


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'You have not perhaps seen the new "Gentlemanís Magazine" since it resumed publication. This is the first numberóit was sent to me by the Editor Mr Bullen, who asks me to contribute. I rather like it, and think you will be interested in the history of the magazine, by the Editor perhaps. There is also a good article on our old friend Samuel Pepys his library.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1 Mar 1906 and 4 Mar 1906

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: London
specific address: 40 St. Luke's Road

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:

William Henry Hudson

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

4 Aug 1841

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Field naturalist, author

Religion:

Protestant (Anglican) in childhood only

Country of Origin:

Argentina

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[n/a] [n/a]

Title:

The Gentleman's Magazine

Genre:

Essays / Criticism, Ephemera

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

Gentleman's Magazine (March 1906)

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

33943

Source:

Print

Author:

William Henry Hudson

Editor:

Denis Shrubsall

Title:

The Unpublished Letters of W. H. Hudson, the First Literary Environmentalist, 1841-1922

Place of Publication:

Lewiston, N.Y.

Date of Publication:

2006

Vol:

2

Page:

398

Additional Comments:

Letter from Hudson to Mrs Eliza Phillips (Royal Society for the Protection of Birds), 4 March 1906, 40 St Luke's Road, London

Citation:

William Henry Hudson, Denis Shrubsall (ed.), The Unpublished Letters of W. H. Hudson, the First Literary Environmentalist, 1841-1922, (Lewiston, N.Y., 2006), 2, p. 398, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=33943, accessed: 23 January 2020


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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