The Eldest Son

Reading experience

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The Eldest Son

Reading experience
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Evidence

"This [""The Eldest Son""] is extremely fine [...]. At the end of each act I got up and walked for a while in a sort of exultation over the sheer art of the thing." After approximately 25 lines of praise and constructive criticism, Conrad adds "[...]I am writing after a second reading."

Source

The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad Volume 4 1908-1911

Text being read

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Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Conrad, Joseph
Aged 52 [Experience in 1909, born in 1857]

Details of the reading experience

Date of Reading Experience
July 17 - 18 1909
Time of Reading Experience
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England
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Notes
Internal evidence from this source and a letter the previous day (p.255 of source text) allows the time of these two reading experiences to be placed fairly precisely as the evening of 17 July and the very late evening of 18 July 1909.

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 4 1908-1911
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/85704
Accessed on 2020/07/12 05:07:09

Related place
England
Related people
Conrad, Joseph
Related text or manuscript
The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad Volume 4 1908-1911
Related place
England
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The Eldest Son

Reading experience
Identifer:
ukred-25749

Evidence

"This [""The Eldest Son""] is extremely fine [...]. At the end of each act I got up and walked for a while in a sort of exultation over the sheer art of the thing." After approximately 25 lines of praise and constructive criticism, Conrad adds "[...]I am writing after a second reading."

Source

The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad Volume 4 1908-1911

Text being read

EuRED : text status
TST4
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TFO27
EuRED : text provenance
TPR215

Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Conrad, Joseph
Aged 52 [Experience in 1909, born in 1857]

Details of the reading experience

Date of Reading Experience
July 17 - 18 1909
Time of Reading Experience
EuRED : experience type
EXT13
EuRED : experience frequency
EXF1
Place of reading experience
England
EuRED : emotions
EuRED : intensity
EuRED : environment
EuRED : lighting
EuRED : testimony
EuRED : reliability
Notes
Internal evidence from this source and a letter the previous day (p.255 of source text) allows the time of these two reading experiences to be placed fairly precisely as the evening of 17 July and the very late evening of 18 July 1909.

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 4 1908-1911
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/85704
Accessed on 2020/07/12 05:07:09

Related place
England
Related people
Conrad, Joseph
Related text or manuscript
The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad Volume 4 1908-1911
Related place
England
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