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Record Number: 19992


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'[George Macaulay] Trevelyan wrote to Leonard Woolf (December 1905 [...]) "I wonder whether you will have seen E. M. Forster's novel 'Where Angels Fear to Tread': it is worth reading, but some people like it a great deal, others, like myself, only rather."'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1 Jun 1905 and 28 Oct 1905

Country:

n/a

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:

George Macaulay Trevelyan

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1876

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Academic

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

n/a

Country of Experience:

n/a

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

E. M. Forster

Title:

Where Angels Fear to Tread

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

19992

Source:

Print

Author:

E. M. Forster

Editor:

Mary Lago and P. N. Furbank

Title:

Selected Letters of E. M. Forster

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1983

Vol:

1

Page:

84 n.1

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

E. M. Forster, Mary Lago and P. N. Furbank (ed.), Selected Letters of E. M. Forster (London, 1983), 1, p. 84 n.1, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=19992, accessed: 22 January 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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