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Record Number: 21206


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Passages transcribed in E. M. Forster's Commonplace Book (1943) include anecdote about Boer prisoners and their guards being found asleep together, with Allenby's remark 'that will do more to end this stupid war than anything else,' from A. P. Wavell, Allenby: Soldier and Statesman.

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1943 and 31 Dec 1943

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:

A. P. Wavell

Title:

Allenby: Soldier and Statesman

Genre:

History, Biography, Politics

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

21206

Source:

Print

Author:

E. M. Forster

Editor:

Philip Gardner

Title:

Commonplace Book

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1985

Vol:

n/a

Page:

149

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

E. M. Forster, Philip Gardner (ed.), Commonplace Book (London, 1985), p. 149, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=21206, accessed: 17 April 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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