Letter from J.R. Ackerley to Herbert Read, August 08, 1965


Part of a collection of letters to Herbert Read from Joe Randolph "J. R." Ackerley (writer and literary editor of the BBC's weekly magazine The Listener). Read has lost his zest for life and Ackerley hopes he may regain it. Ackerley questions if a person is born with a zest for life or if it can be acquired.

In Collection:
Creator Contributor Subject Language Identifier
  • HR/JA 55-58
Date created Resource type Rights statement Extent
  • 4 pages ; 11.5 x 7.0 cm
Geographic coverage Coordinates
  • 51.46072, -0.21814
Additional physical characteristics
  • Handwritten in blue ink.
Physical repository Collection
  • Herbert Read Collection
Provider Genre Archival item identifier
  • File: 8.1
Fonds title Fonds identifier Is referenced by Date digitized
  • October 2021
Technical note
  • Scanned on Epson Expression 10000XL at 600 DPI TIFF and images cropped & resized for Vault to be under 35MB by PD. Metadata by SC.
  • Use of this material is permitted for research and private study purposes only. For all other uses, contact University of Victoria Special Collections and University Archives.
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