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Record Number: 19827


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Robert Offley Ashburton Crewe-Milnes, Marquess of Crewe, to Leonard Woolf, 29 July 1940: 'I read your article on the Politician and the Intellectual, in the New Statesman of July 20th, and I hope that you will excuse a much older man who has enjoyed the company of many of both sorts for troubling you with a few observations on it [goes on to comment further].'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 20 Jul 1940 and 29 Jul 1940

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:

Robert Offley Ashburton Crewe-Milnes

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1858

Socio-Economic Group:

Royalty / aristocracy

Occupation:

Politician

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

n/a

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Leonard Woolf

Title:

article on 'the politician and the intellectual'

Genre:

Essays / Criticism, Politics

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

In the New Statesman, 20 July 1940

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

19827

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Frederic Spotts

Title:

Letters of Leonard Woolf

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1990

Vol:

n/a

Page:

423

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Frederic Spotts (ed.), Letters of Leonard Woolf (London, 1990), p. 423, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=19827, accessed: 14 June 2024


Additional Comments:

Source ed. explains that article 'discussed the anti-intellectual temper in Britain' (p.423 n.4).

   
   
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