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Record 8875

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
[a teacher at St Edmunds Scool, Canterbury] 'encouraged him by supplying him regularly with the literary pages of Le Figaro. From then on Durrell became hooked on French Literature'.
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Jan 1926 and 31 Dec 1927
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Canterbury
specific address: St Edmund's School
   
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:Lawrence Durrell
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 27 Feb 1912
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: later writer; engineer's son
Religion: unknown
Country of origin: Britain / India (Parents English and Irish but Indian born)
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: [n/a]
Title: Le Figaro
Genre: Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: borrowed (other)
borrowed from school teacher

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 8875  
Source - Print  
  Author: Gordon Bowker
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Through the Dark Labyrinth: A Biography of Lawrence Durrell
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1996
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 31
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Gordon Bowker, Through the Dark Labyrinth: A Biography of Lawrence Durrell (London, 1996), p. 31, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=8875, accessed: 16 September 2019

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