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Record 19699

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'[included in diary entry] SANTAYANA ('Reason in Common Sense') "There may well be intense consciousness in the total absence of rationality. Such consciousness is suggested in dreams, in madness and may be found for all we know, in the depths of universal nature".'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 5 Aug 1934
Country: France
Time: n/a
Place: county: Brittany
   
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:Antonia White
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 31 Mar 1899
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: writer
Religion: Catholic by birth
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: France
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: christened Eirene Botting

 

Text Being Read:

Author: George Santayana
Title: Reason in Common Sense
Genre: Philosophy
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 19699  
Source - Print  
  Author: Antonia White
  Editor: Susan Chitty
  Title: Antonia White. Diaries 1926-1957
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1991
  Vol: I
  Page: 30
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Antonia White, Susan Chitty (ed.), Antonia White. Diaries 1926-1957 (London, 1991), I, p. 30, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=19699, accessed: 20 August 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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