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Record Number: 20896


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Texts discussed in E. M. Forster's Commonplace Book (1930) include Corneille, Trois Discours ('Sur le poeme dramatique'; 'Sur la tragedie'; 'Sur les trois unites').

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1930 and 31 Dec 1930

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:

Pierre Corneille

Title:

Trois Discours

Genre:

Drama, Essays / Criticism, Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

First published 1660

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

20896

Source:

Print

Author:

E. M. Forster

Editor:

Philip Gardner

Title:

Commonplace Book

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1985

Vol:

n/a

Page:

63-64

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

E. M. Forster, Philip Gardner (ed.), Commonplace Book (London, 1985), p. 63-64, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=20896, accessed: 04 March 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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