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Record Number: 28932


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Thanks for the copy of "Good Reading". It's a charming little book.'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Between 1897 and 19 Dec 1897

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Stanford le Hope
county: Essex
specific address: Ivy Walls Farm

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:

John Millar

Title:

Books: A Guide to Good Reading

Genre:

Fiction, Textbook / self-education

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

Toronto:William Briggs, 1897

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

28932

Source:

Print

Author:

Joseph Conrad

Editor:

Laurence Davies, Owen Knowles, Gene Moore and J.H.Stape

Title:

The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad Volume 9, Uncollected Letters 1892-1923

Place of Publication:

Cambridge

Date of Publication:

2007

Vol:

9

Page:

59

Additional Comments:

Letter from Joseph Conrad to T. Fisher Unwin, 19 December, Stanford le Hope.

Citation:

Joseph Conrad, Laurence Davies, Owen Knowles, Gene Moore and J.H.Stape (ed.), The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad Volume 9, Uncollected Letters 1892-1923, (Cambridge, 2007), 9, p. 59, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=28932, accessed: 16 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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