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Record Number: 21127


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Passages transcribed in E. M. Forster's Commonplace Book (1942) include Ruskin's remark, from a Slade Lecture (with five commas omitted from original): 'Every mutiny every danger every terror and every crime occurring under or paralysing our Indian legislation, arises directly out of our national desire to live out of the loot of India.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1942 and 31 Dec 1942

Country:

England

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:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

John Ruskin

Title:

'The Pleasures of Deed' (Lecture II in series 'The Pleasures of England')

Genre:

Essays / Criticism, Politics

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

In The Works of John Ruskin, ed. E. T. Cook and Alexander Wedderburn (1908) XXXIII, 473

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

21127

Source:

Print

Author:

E. M. Forster

Editor:

Philip Gardner

Title:

Commonplace Book

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1985

Vol:

n/a

Page:

129

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

E. M. Forster, Philip Gardner (ed.), Commonplace Book (London, 1985), p. 129, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=21127, accessed: 27 March 2023


Additional Comments:

Edition of text supplied by source ed.

   
   
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