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Record 19996

Reading Experience:

E. M. Forster to Syed Ross Masood, 2 July 1909: 'Something exciting is coming on [...] The Minister for Foreign Affairs has read the works of your humble servant, has approved of them, & has asked me to dinner in consequence [...] I am looking forward to it, and am not in a funk, for Grey is not only charming, but simple, I hear: I do know his brother & sister a little.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Jan 1905 and 2 Jul 1909
Country: n/a
Time: n/a
Place: n/a
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:Sir Edward Grey
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1862
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: n/a
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: E. M. Forster
Title: works
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 19996  
Source - Print  
  Author: E. M. Forster
  Editor: Mary Lago and P. N. Furbank
  Title: Selected Letters of E. M. Forster
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1983
  Vol: 1
  Page: 96
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: E. M. Forster, Mary Lago and P. N. Furbank (ed.), Selected Letters of E. M. Forster (London, 1983), 1, p. 96,, accessed: 19 August 2019

Additional comments:

Source eds. note that 'Which brother and sister [of Grey's] EMF knew is unclear' (see p.97 n.2).



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