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Record Number: 3792


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'The novel can't just leave the war out [...] What has been - stands - but Jane Austen could not write Northanger Abbey now - or if she did I'd have none of her'.

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 14 Oct 1888 and 10 Nov 1919

Country:

n/a

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:

Novelist and Critic

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

New Zealand

Country of Experience:

n/a

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Jane Austen

Title:

Northanger Abbey

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

3792

Source:

Print

Author:

Katherine Mansfield

Editor:

Vincent O'Sullivan

Title:

Katherine Mansfield: Selected Letters

Place of Publication:

Oxford

Date of Publication:

1990

Vol:

n/a

Page:

147

Additional Comments:

Letter from Katherine Mansfield to J.M. Murry, 10 Nov 1919

Citation:

Katherine Mansfield, Vincent O'Sullivan (ed.), Katherine Mansfield: Selected Letters, (Oxford, 1990), p. 147, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=3792, accessed: 20 February 2020


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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