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Record Number: 21923


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Owen met H.G. Wells in November, one of the leading writers about the war and its politics, an advocate of internationalism, efficiency, the defeat of militarism by military means. Owen read at least two of his books in December'.

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1 Dec 1917 and 31 Dec 1917

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Scarborough
county: Yorkshire

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:

Wilfred Owen

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

18 Mar 1893

Socio-Economic Group:

Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder

Occupation:

soldier and poet

Religion:

none

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:

Herbert George Wells

Title:

n/a

Genre:

Fiction, Essays / Criticism, History

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

21923

Source:

Print

Author:

Dominic Hibberd

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Owen the Poet

Place of Publication:

Basingstoke

Date of Publication:

1986

Vol:

n/a

Page:

127

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Dominic Hibberd, Owen the Poet (Basingstoke, 1986), p. 127, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=21923, accessed: 01 July 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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