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the experience of reading in Britain, from 1450 to 1945...

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Robert Bridges


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Heinrich Heine : lyric poetry

'[Robert] Bridges had spent eight months in Germany in the 1860s, after going down from Oxford; and Heine's lyrics, among his favourite reading, had influenced his own poetry.'

Century: 1850-1899     Reader/Listener/Group: Robert Bridges      Print: Unknown


Vita Sackville-West : The Land

'He sat down on the floor beside me, and helped me to look up "droil". "What's this?" he said, taking up my proofs. I simpered. He took them out into the garden, spread a rug very carefully on the grass, and began to read. I fled upstairs and packed. After an hour I re-appeared. The Laureate was still reading.'

Century: 1900-1945     Reader/Listener/Group: Robert Bridges      Manuscript: Sheet, Proofs


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