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Record 25668

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Finished reading Amiel's "Journal Intime" today. How easy for a critic to lapse into a patronising attitude towards this most sensitive man who was so critical of himself. But it is Amiel who reveals the world's malformities in the undistorted mirror of his self-revelation'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 23 Sep 1942
Country: Scotland
Time: n/a
Place: city: Perth
specific address: 27 Wilson Street
location in dwelling: in bed
   
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:William Soutar
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 28 Apr 1892
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: poet
Religion: atheist
Country of origin: Scotland
Country of experience: Scotland
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Henri-Frédéric Amiel
Title: The Journal Intime of Henri-Frédéric Amiel
Genre: Autobiog / Diary
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 25668  
Source - Print  
  Author: William Soutar
  Editor: Alexander Scott
  Title: Diaries of a dying man
  Place of Publication: Edinburgh
  Date of Publication: 1954
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 168
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: William Soutar, Alexander Scott (ed.), Diaries of a dying man (Edinburgh, 1954), p. 168, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=25668, accessed: 17 June 2019

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