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Record Number: 20568


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Florence [Barger] has read Edward Carpenter's My Days and Dreams: Being Autobiographical Notes (1916).'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1 Dec 1917 and 31 Jan 1918

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:

Florence Barger

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

1879

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

Wales

Country of Experience:

n/a

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Edward Carpenter

Title:

My Days and Dreams: Being Autobiographical Notes

Genre:

Autobiog / Diary

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

1916

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

20568

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:

286 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. 286 n.1, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=20568, accessed: 22 January 2022


Additional Comments:

Source eds' note accompanies remark by E. M. Forster, in letter to Barger, that 'In another letter you said with great justice that E. C. had lived not by will but by vision' (see p.285).

   
   
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