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Record Number: 3783


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I got up at that moment to re-read your article on Leon Bloy. The memory of it suddenly rose in my mind, like a scent'.

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 15 Jul 1917 and 31 Jul 1917

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Chelsea
specific address: 141 A Church St

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:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

John Middleton Murry

Title:

The Loneliness of Leon Bloy

Genre:

Essays / Criticism

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

Times Literary Supplement, 19 July 1917

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

3783

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:

58

Additional Comments:

Letter from Katherine Mansfield to J.M. Murry, late July 1917

Citation:

Katherine Mansfield, Vincent O'Sullivan (ed.), Katherine Mansfield: Selected Letters, (Oxford, 1990), p. 58, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=3783, accessed: 25 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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