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Record Number: 6024


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'When Middleton Murry attacked George Moore in an editorial of the "Adelphi" in April 1924, he [Arnold Bennett] wrote a very strong letter of protest, and rightly: Murry's piece, "Wrap me up in my Aubusson Carpet", had been a characteristically emotional and unbalanced attack . . .'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1 Apr 1924 and 30 Apr 1924

Country:

England and France

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:

Arnold Bennett

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

27 May 1867

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

writer/editor/reviewer

Religion:

Christian

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England and France

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

John Middleton Murry

Title:

Wrap me up in my Aubusson Carpet

Genre:

Essays / Criticism

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

"Adelphi", April 1924

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

6024

Source:

Print

Author:

Margaret Drabble

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Arnold Bennett

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1974

Vol:

n/a

Page:

288

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Margaret Drabble, Arnold Bennett, (London, 1974), p. 288, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=6024, accessed: 25 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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