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ARNOLD BENNETT"S JOURNAL
A selection from the Jurnal of Arnold Bennett will shortly be available on-line.
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Mr Shaw blushes
Arnld Bennett's journal - Wednesday, June 18 th , 1919, London, Yacht Club. – Basil Dean
(theatre producer) came to tea here and I was very pleased with him and his
general attitude. He told a good rehearsal story. He said that they rehearsed
Shaw’s Pygmali...
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Armistice Celebrations, 1918
Arnold Bennett's Journals - Thursday, November 12 th ,  1918, London. Yacht Club . – In
Sunday’s papers we saw the abdication of the Kaiser. Returned to London
yesterday morning.   In Lower Regent
Street the first news that armistice was signed – a paperboy...
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Adultery everywhere
Arnold Bennett's Journal, Sunday, October 27th  1918. London, Yacht Cub. – The sensual appeal is now
really very marked everywhere, in both speech and action, on the stage.
Adultery everywhere pictured as desirable, and copulation generally ditto.
Actresses...
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Russian Revolution
Arnold Bennett's journals - Saturday, February 9 th   1918 -  London, Yacht Club – Lady Buchanan [wife of Sir George Buchanan,
British Ambassador at Petrograd] told more and more astounding stories of
Petrograd. After a debauch, heaps of dead, wounded and d...
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