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Record Number: 21202


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

[following heading 'Bakunin (1814-1876)] 'Reading Carr's pitiless and ungenerous account of him, I am often carried outside it to contemplate the endless senseless torturing of Europe; the same places occur in the 18th cent, as in the 5th, and people are still being killed and thwarted, and beautiful and useful objects being destroyed. [makes further notes on text]'

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:

E. H. Carr

Title:

Michael Bakunin

Genre:

History, Biography, Politics, Philosophy

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

Published by Macmillan, 1937

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

21202

Source:

Print

Author:

E. M. Forster

Editor:

Philip Gardner

Title:

Commonplace Book

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1985

Vol:

n/a

Page:

146-148; 146

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

E. M. Forster, Philip Gardner (ed.), Commonplace Book (London, 1985), p. 146-148; 146, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=21202, accessed: 20 February 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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