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Record Number: 27244


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'The Nature of Poetry. C.I. Evans brought before us the recent book by Henry Newbolt dealing with 'The Nature of Poetry' & gave as the final requisite [underlined] Rhythm [end underlining]. [This definition is discussed at length with quotation and contrary views from other members] Alfred Rawlings gave us Th. Walls Dutton's [?] ideas of poetry quoting him as expressing his own views almost entirely.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Until: 18 May 1918

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Reading

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:

Charles Evans

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1870

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

Quaker or associated with the Friends

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:

Henry Newbolt

Title:

[writings on Nature of poetry]

Genre:

Essays / Criticism

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

reading group


Source Information:

Record ID:

27244

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

Ernest E. Unwin

Title:

XII Book Club Minute Book, Vol. 2 (1915-31)

Location:

Private Collection

Call No:

n/a

Page/Folio:

53

Citation:

Ernest E. Unwin, XII Book Club Minute Book, Vol. 2 (1915-31) Private Collection, p. n/a, p. 53, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=27244, accessed: 03 October 2022


Additional Comments:

Material by kind permission of the XII Book Club. For further information and permission to quote this source, contact the Reading Experience Database (http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/contacts.php). Not sure which title is being referred to

   
   
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