The Family Herald: A Domestic Magazine of Useful Information & Amusement

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Reading experience
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Evidence

"It was during all these years that he [Conrad] read. Men at sea read an inordinate amount.[...] A large percentage of the letters received by writers from readers come from sailors either in the King"s or the merchant service.[...]. It was Conrad"s great good luck to be spared the usual literature that attends on the upringing of the British writer. He read such dog-eared books as are found in the professional quarters of ships" crews. He read Mrs. Henry Wood, Miss Braddon — above all Miss Braddon! — the ""Family Herald"", rarely even going as high as the late William Black or the pseudoliterary writers of his day.[...] Normally he would express the deepest gratitude to the writers of the ""Family Herald"" — a compilation of monthly novelettes the grammar of which was very efficiently censored by its sub-editors — and above all to Miss Braddon.[...]. Long after this period of seamanship Conrad read ""The Orange Girl"", a novel placed in the time of Charles II. He recognised in it, so he then said, all the qualities he had found in this novelist"s work when he had been before the mast."

Source

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Accessed on 2020/10/23 09:33:26

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Conrad, Joseph
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Joseph Conrad: A Personal Remembrance
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The Family Herald: A Domestic Magazine of Useful Information & Amusement

Reading experience
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"It was during all these years that he [Conrad] read. Men at sea read an inordinate amount.[...] A large percentage of the letters received by writers from readers come from sailors either in the King"s or the merchant service.[...]. It was Conrad"s great good luck to be spared the usual literature that attends on the upringing of the British writer. He read such dog-eared books as are found in the professional quarters of ships" crews. He read Mrs. Henry Wood, Miss Braddon — above all Miss Braddon! — the ""Family Herald"", rarely even going as high as the late William Black or the pseudoliterary writers of his day.[...] Normally he would express the deepest gratitude to the writers of the ""Family Herald"" — a compilation of monthly novelettes the grammar of which was very efficiently censored by its sub-editors — and above all to Miss Braddon.[...]. Long after this period of seamanship Conrad read ""The Orange Girl"", a novel placed in the time of Charles II. He recognised in it, so he then said, all the qualities he had found in this novelist"s work when he had been before the mast."

Source

Joseph Conrad: A Personal Remembrance

Text being read

EuRED : text status
TST4
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TFO24
EuRED : text provenance
TPR201 Borrowed informaly

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Reader
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EXT122
EuRED : experience frequency
EXF1
Place of reading experience
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:

Joseph Conrad: A Personal Remembrance
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/91512
Accessed on 2020/10/23 09:33:26

Related people
Conrad, Joseph
Related text or manuscript
Joseph Conrad: A Personal Remembrance
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