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Record 29884

Reading Experience:

'Le Havre, though undamaged by war, was stark and gloomy to march through ... "We are quite near Agincourt", I wrote dutifully to my old history master at school, feeling as far from the thin skin of my patriotism as I could be. "This quarrel honourable" -- of course we all "did" Henry V -- seemed to be some quirk in Shakespeare rather than anything stable in the English character.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 8 Sep 1905 and 31 Dec 1913
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Bishop's Stortford
county: Hertfordshire
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:Wilfred Ruprecht Bion
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 8 Sep 1897
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Psychoanalyst
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: India (of Anglo-French ancestry)
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: William Shakespeare
Title: Henry V
Genre: Drama
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 29884  
Source - Print  
  Author: Wilfred R. Bion
  Editor: Francesca Bion
  Title: The Long Week-End 1897-1919: Part of a Life
  Place of Publication: Abingdon
  Date of Publication: 1982
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 117
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Wilfred R. Bion, Francesca Bion (ed.), The Long Week-End 1897-1919: Part of a Life (Abingdon, 1982), p. 117,, accessed: 23 August 2019

Additional comments:



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