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Record Number: 13046


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I slept a little and next morning being Friday amused myself in bed with the Times, the Daily Herald, the New Statesman and Nation, the Times Literary Supplement (which had come on the Thursday but which I had not read) and the delightful Miss Rebecca West in the Daily Telegraph as usual every Friday.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1932 and 21 Jun 1932

Country:

London

Time

morning

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:

Cyril Lionel Robert James

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

4 Jan 1901

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer

Religion:

unknown

Country of Origin:

Trinidad

Country of Experience:

London

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Title:

newspapers

Genre:

journalism

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

13046

Source:

Print

Author:

Cyril James

Editor:

Nicholas Laughlin

Title:

CLR James: Letters from London

Place of Publication:

Oxford and Trinidad

Date of Publication:

2003

Vol:

n/a

Page:

n/a

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Cyril James, Nicholas Laughlin (ed.), CLR James: Letters from London (Oxford and Trinidad, 2003), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=13046, accessed: 18 January 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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