Grob Agamemnona

Reading experience

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Grob Agamemnona

Reading experience
Identifer:
ukred-29395

Evidence

"Once I planned that we should spend the evening reading Slowacki, and all day I kept looking forward to it. After supper we sat as usual in the living room. I began with ""Grob Agamemmona"". I read it aloud, without interruption and not lifting my eyes from the book; finally, having reached the end I looked up at Conrad and felt frightened. He sat immobile, looking angry and pained; suddenly he jumped to his feet and rushed out of the room, without saying a word, or even looking at my mother or myself, like a man deeply hurt. [...] It had probably been a long time since Conrad had read that poem and he was overcome by a sudden and unexpected emotion which he could neither control nor conceal."

Source

A Few Reminiscences of Conrad (repr. in Conrad Under Familial Eyes)

Text being read

EuRED : text status
TST4
EuRED : text form
TFO02
EuRED : text provenance
TPR208 Private

Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Zagorska, Aniela
Aged 33 [Experience in 1914, born in 1881]

Details of the reading experience

Date of Reading Experience
August 2 - October 2 1914
Time of Reading Experience
EuRED : experience type
EXT111
EuRED : experience frequency
EXF2
Place of reading experience
Poland
EuRED : emotions
EuRED : intensity
EuRED : environment
EuRED : lighting
EuRED : testimony
EuRED : reliability
Notes
This entry has been submitted as a rare example of Conrad as a reactive listener

How to cite this record

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A Few Reminiscences of Conrad (repr. in Conrad Under Familial Eyes)
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/92143
Accessed on 2020/10/31 03:54:33

Related place
Poland
Related people
Zagorska, Aniela
Related text or manuscript
A Few Reminiscences of Conrad (repr. in Conrad Under Familial Eyes)
Related place
Poland
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?itemComments

Grob Agamemnona

Reading experience
Identifer:
ukred-29395

Evidence

"Once I planned that we should spend the evening reading Slowacki, and all day I kept looking forward to it. After supper we sat as usual in the living room. I began with ""Grob Agamemmona"". I read it aloud, without interruption and not lifting my eyes from the book; finally, having reached the end I looked up at Conrad and felt frightened. He sat immobile, looking angry and pained; suddenly he jumped to his feet and rushed out of the room, without saying a word, or even looking at my mother or myself, like a man deeply hurt. [...] It had probably been a long time since Conrad had read that poem and he was overcome by a sudden and unexpected emotion which he could neither control nor conceal."

Source

A Few Reminiscences of Conrad (repr. in Conrad Under Familial Eyes)

Text being read

EuRED : text status
TST4
EuRED : text form
TFO02
EuRED : text provenance
TPR208 Private

Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Zagorska, Aniela
Aged 33 [Experience in 1914, born in 1881]

Details of the reading experience

Date of Reading Experience
August 2 - October 2 1914
Time of Reading Experience
EuRED : experience type
EXT111
EuRED : experience frequency
EXF2
Place of reading experience
Poland
EuRED : emotions
EuRED : intensity
EuRED : environment
EuRED : lighting
EuRED : testimony
EuRED : reliability
Notes
This entry has been submitted as a rare example of Conrad as a reactive listener

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 Few Reminiscences of Conrad (repr. in Conrad Under Familial Eyes)
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/92143
Accessed on 2020/10/31 03:54:33

Related place
Poland
Related people
Zagorska, Aniela
Related text or manuscript
A Few Reminiscences of Conrad (repr. in Conrad Under Familial Eyes)
Related place
Poland
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