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Record 5945

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
''"My masters... in poetry, were Swinburne and Meredith among the living, Rossetti, Matthew Arnold and Robert Browning among the lately dead. To these I would add Edward Fitzgerald... In prose, the masters were Stendhal, Flaubert, Villiers del'Isle-Adam, Guy de Maupassant, Prosper Merimee and Walter Pater".'
Century: 1850-1899, 1900-1945
Date: Between 1897 and 1900
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
   
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:John Masefield
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1 Jun 1878
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: later a writer
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: Marie-Henri Beyle (Stendhal)
Title: n/a
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 5945  
Source - Print  
  Author: Muriel Spark
  Editor: n/a
  Title: John Masefield
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1953 (rev. ed. 1992)
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 41
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Muriel Spark, John Masefield (London, 1953 (rev. ed. 1992)), p. 41, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=5945, accessed: 06 December 2019

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