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Record 3149

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Neville Cardus, on devising cultural self-improvement scheme, in Autobiography (1947): "'... one day I picked up a copy of Samuel Butler's Note Books and read the following: 'Never try to learn anything until the not knowing it has become a nuisance to you for some time ...' ' "
Century: 1850-1899
Date: unknown
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:Neville Cardus
Age Unknown
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Unknown/NA
Occupation: unknown
Religion: unknown
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Samuel Butler
Title: Note Books
Genre: Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 3149  
Source - Print  
  Author: Philp Waller
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Writers, Readers, and Reputations: Literary Life in Britain 1870-1918
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 2006
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 107
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Philp Waller, Writers, Readers, and Reputations: Literary Life in Britain 1870-1918 (Oxford, 2006), p. 107, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=3149, accessed: 24 October 2019

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