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Evidence

Referring to the reporting of the outbreak of the Second Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902): "I can"t say I shared in the hysterical transports of some public organs for the simple reason that I expected to see displayed all the valour, perseverance, devotion which in fact have been displayed. Confound these papers. From the tone of some of them one would have thought they expected the artillery to clear out at a gallop across hills and ravines[...]. Those infernal scribblers are rank outsiders ."

Source

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Aged 42 [Experience in 1899, born in 1857]

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Date of Reading Experience
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Notes
The same letter contains earlier a reference to Conrad reading Paul Krugers' 'proclamation', presumably his ultimatum to the British government, which when it expired in October 1899 led to the declaration of war.

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http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/75110
Accessed on 2020/01/19 00:29:42

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England
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Related place
England
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newspapers

Reading experience
Identifer:
ukred-19292

Evidence

Referring to the reporting of the outbreak of the Second Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902): "I can"t say I shared in the hysterical transports of some public organs for the simple reason that I expected to see displayed all the valour, perseverance, devotion which in fact have been displayed. Confound these papers. From the tone of some of them one would have thought they expected the artillery to clear out at a gallop across hills and ravines[...]. Those infernal scribblers are rank outsiders ."

Source

The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad Volume 2, 1898-1902

Text being read

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TST4
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TFO17
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TPR215

Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
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Aged 42 [Experience in 1899, born in 1857]

Details of the reading experience

Date of Reading Experience
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Time of Reading Experience
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EuRED : experience frequency
EXF3
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England
EuRED : emotions
EuRED : intensity
EuRED : environment
EuRED : lighting
EuRED : testimony
EuRED : reliability
Notes
The same letter contains earlier a reference to Conrad reading Paul Krugers' 'proclamation', presumably his ultimatum to the British government, which when it expired in October 1899 led to the declaration of war.

How to cite this record

You can copy this item for personal use, share it, and post it on a blog or website. It cannot be used commercially without permission. Please ensure the following credit accompanies it:

The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad Volume 2, 1898-1902
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/75110
Accessed on 2020/01/19 00:29:42

Related place
England
Related people
Conrad, Joseph
Related text or manuscript
The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad Volume 2, 1898-1902
Related place
England
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