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Record Number: 3138


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

"[George Bernard] Shaw had read Marx's Das Kapital (in French translation) and he was converted to socialism ..."

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

unknown

Country:

unknown

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:

George Bernard Shaw

Age:

Unknown

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1856

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Playwright

Religion:

atheist

Country of Origin:

Ireland

Country of Experience:

unknown

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Karl Marx

Title:

Das Kapital

Genre:

Essays / Criticism, Social Science, Politics

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

In French translation.

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

3138

Source:

Print

Author:

Philp Waller

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Writers, Readers, and Reputations: Literary Life in Britain 1870-1918

Place of Publication:

Oxford

Date of Publication:

2006

Vol:

n/a

Page:

75

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Philp Waller, Writers, Readers, and Reputations: Literary Life in Britain 1870-1918 (Oxford, 2006), p. 75, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=3138, accessed: 19 January 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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