Nicholas Nickleby

Reading experience

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Nicholas Nickleby

Reading experience
Identifer:
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Evidence

"Since the age of five I have been a great reader [...]. At ten years of age I had read much of Victor Hugo and other romantics. I had read in Polish and in French, history, voyages, novels; I knew ""Gil Blas"" and ""Don Quixote"" in abridged editions; I had read in early boyhood Polish poets and some French poets, but I cannot say what I read on the evening [in September 1889] before I began to write myself. I belive it was a novel, and it is quite possible that it was one of Anthony Trollope"s novels.It is very likely.My acquaintance with him was then very recent. He is one of the English novelists whose works I read for the first time in English. With men of European reputation, with Dickens and Walter Scott and Thackeray, it was otherwise. My first introduction to English imaginative literature was ""Nicholas Nickleby"". It was extraordinary how well Mrs. Nickleby could chatter disconnectedly in Polish [...] It was, I have no doubt an excellent translation. This must have been in the year 1870."

Source

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Text being read

EuRED : text status
TST4
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TFO02
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Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Conrad, Joseph
Aged 13 [Experience in 1870, born in 1857]

Details of the reading experience

Date of Reading Experience
1870
Time of Reading Experience
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Poland
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EuRED : lighting
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Notes


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A Personal Record
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Accessed on 2019/12/14 17:29:51

Related place
Poland
Related people
Conrad, Joseph
Related text or manuscript
A Personal Record
Related place
Poland
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Nicholas Nickleby

Reading experience
Identifer:
ukred-27291

Evidence

"Since the age of five I have been a great reader [...]. At ten years of age I had read much of Victor Hugo and other romantics. I had read in Polish and in French, history, voyages, novels; I knew ""Gil Blas"" and ""Don Quixote"" in abridged editions; I had read in early boyhood Polish poets and some French poets, but I cannot say what I read on the evening [in September 1889] before I began to write myself. I belive it was a novel, and it is quite possible that it was one of Anthony Trollope"s novels.It is very likely.My acquaintance with him was then very recent. He is one of the English novelists whose works I read for the first time in English. With men of European reputation, with Dickens and Walter Scott and Thackeray, it was otherwise. My first introduction to English imaginative literature was ""Nicholas Nickleby"". It was extraordinary how well Mrs. Nickleby could chatter disconnectedly in Polish [...] It was, I have no doubt an excellent translation. This must have been in the year 1870."

Source

A Personal Record

Text being read

EuRED : text status
TST4
EuRED : text form
TFO02
EuRED : text provenance
TPR207

Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Conrad, Joseph
Aged 13 [Experience in 1870, born in 1857]

Details of the reading experience

Date of Reading Experience
1870
Time of Reading Experience
EuRED : experience type
EXT13
EuRED : experience frequency
EXF3
Place of reading experience
Poland
EuRED : emotions
EuRED : intensity
EuRED : environment
EuRED : lighting
EuRED : testimony
EuRED : reliability
Notes


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:

A Personal Record
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/88346
Accessed on 2019/12/14 17:29:51

Related place
Poland
Related people
Conrad, Joseph
Related text or manuscript
A Personal Record
Related place
Poland
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