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Record Number: 6401


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Leon Edel notes re Henry James's unsigned review of Matthew Arnold, Essays in Criticism, in North American Review (July 1865): "Arnold read this review and praised it to his friends unaware it was the work of a twenty-two-year-old novice."

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1865 and 31 Dec 1865

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:

Matthew Arnold

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

24 Dec 1822

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer

Religion:

Christian

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:

Review of Matthew Arnold, Essays in Criticism

Genre:

Essays / Criticism

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

In The North American Review CI (July 1865)

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

6401

Source:

Print

Author:

Henry James

Editor:

Leon Edel

Title:

Henry James: Letters

Place of Publication:

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Date of Publication:

1975

Vol:

1

Page:

58 n.2

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Henry James, Leon Edel (ed.), Henry James: Letters, (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1975), 1, p. 58 n.2, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=6401, accessed: 30 November 2021


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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