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Record Number: 21055


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Passages transcribed in E. M. Forster's Commonplace Book (1935) include reflections on associations of placenames and other words, and on effects of 'the world' upon strong and weak characters, in Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms.

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1935 and 31 Dec 1935

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:

Ernest Hemingway

Title:

A Farewell to Arms

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

First published 1929

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

21055

Source:

Print

Author:

E. M. Forster

Editor:

Philip Gardner

Title:

Commonplace Book

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1985

Vol:

n/a

Page:

99

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

E. M. Forster, Philip Gardner (ed.), Commonplace Book (London, 1985), p. 99, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=21055, accessed: 02 March 2024


Additional Comments:

Quotations appear in chapters 27 and 34 in text.

   
   
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