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Record Number: 6893


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Henry James to William James, 2 January 1885: "Three days ago ... came the two copies of Father's (and your) book ... All I have had time to read as yet is the introduction ..."

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Between 30 Dec 1884 and 2 Jan 1885

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:

Henry James

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

15 Apr 1843

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer

Religion:

unknown

Country of Origin:

USA

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 Sr and William James

Title:

The Literary Remains of the Late Henry James

Genre:

Essays / Criticism, Miscellany / Anthology

Form of Text:

Print: Book, Unknown

Publication Details

1884

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

6893

Source:

Print

Author:

Henry James

Editor:

Leon Edel

Title:

Henry James: Letters

Place of Publication:

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Date of Publication:

1980

Vol:

3

Page:

62

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Henry James, Leon Edel (ed.), Henry James: Letters, (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1980), 3, p. 62, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=6893, accessed: 30 November 2021


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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