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Record 20575

Reading Experience:

E. M. Forster to Robert Trevelyan, 23 February 1920: 'Mother is reading "The Arrow of Lead" as she calls it, and finds it very slow.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Feb 1920 and 23 Feb 1920
Country: England
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:Alice Clara Forster
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1855
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Joseph Conrad
Title: The Arrow of Gold: A Story Between Two Notes
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1919
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 20575  
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: 314
  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. 314,, accessed: 22 October 2019

Additional comments:



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