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Record 20835

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Peace has been lost on the earth and only lives outside it, in places where my imagination has not been trained to follow [...] [literature] has committed itself too deeply to the worship of vegetation. 'Re-reading my old short stories have [sic] forced the above into my mind. It was much easier to write when I believed that Wessex was waiting to return, and for the new belief I haven't been properly trained.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Jan 1928 and 8 Apr 1928
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:Edward Morgan Forster
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1 Jan 1879
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: n/a
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: E. M. Forster
Title: short stories
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 20835  
Source - Print  
  Author: E. M. Forster
  Editor: Philip Gardner
  Title: Commonplace Book
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1985
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 37
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: E. M. Forster, Philip Gardner (ed.), Commonplace Book (London, 1985), p. 37, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=20835, accessed: 24 May 2019

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