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Record 20842

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Transcribed into E. M. Forster's Commonplace Book (1929): 'It does not mattter what men say in words so long as their activities are controlled by settled instincts. The words may ultimately destroy the instincts. But until this has occurred, words do not count. [Whitehead, Science & the Modern World.]'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Jan 1929 and 31 Dec 1929
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: A. N. Whitehead
Title: Science and the Modern World
Genre: Essays / Criticism, Science
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: Cambridge, 1926
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 20842  
Source - Print  
  Author: E. M. Forster
  Editor: Philip Gardner
  Title: Commonplace Book
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1985
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 51
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: E. M. Forster, Philip Gardner (ed.), Commonplace Book (London, 1985), p. 51, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=20842, accessed: 09 December 2019

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