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Record 10309

Reading Experience:

'I would like you to read a little book called "The Forerunner", by Merejkowski, published by Constable. It is about Leonardo da Vinci, and though there is a lot of bosh in it, I think there is a fine idea running through it - half formed, and somewhat elusive, but nevertheless to a certain extent true.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 6 Nov 1904 and 20 Nov 1904
Country: At sea
Time: n/a
Place: other location: On ship on the Red Sea
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Reader:Donald William Alers Hankey
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth Dec 1884
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Army Subaltern
Religion: Church of England
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: At sea
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Dimitri Merejkowski
Title: The Forerunner, the romance of Leonardo da Vinci
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: Published by Constable in London 1902
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 10309  
Source - Print  
  Author: Donald William Alers Hankey
  Editor: Edward Miller
  Title: Letters of Donald Hankey "A Student in Arms"
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1920
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 15
  Additional comments: Letter dated 20 November 1904

Citation: Donald William Alers Hankey, Edward Miller (ed.), Letters of Donald Hankey "A Student in Arms" (London, 1920), p. 15,, accessed: 25 May 2020

Additional comments:



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