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Record Number: 20040


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

E. M. Forster to Malcolm Darling, 29 July 1911: 'When you have a spare day [...] do send me some Indian papers -- the Pioneer, and if possible something Nationalist & semi-seditious. I have read Chiriol's book, and am anxious to taste the Journalism direct [...] I can't get hold of anything over here.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1910 and 29 Jul 1911

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:

Edward Morgan Forster

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1 Jan 1879

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

n/a

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Valentine Chiriol

Title:

Indian Unrest

Genre:

Geography / Travel, Politics

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

1910

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

20040

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:

124

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. 124, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=20040, accessed: 13 June 2024


Additional Comments:

Source eds. note that Chiriol's 'Indian Unrest' was 'a considerable contribution, in Indian opinion, towards increasing that condition' (p.124 n.6).

   
   
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