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Record Number: 3927


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'When Wilfrid Blunt ... reread "Loss and Gain" he was struck how "Newman's mind ... seems never to have faced the real issues of belief and unbelief, those which have to be fought out with materialism ..."'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

unknown

Country:

n/a

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:

Wilfrid Scawen Blunt

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

17 Aug 1840

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer

Religion:

Catholic

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

n/a

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

John Henry Newman

Title:

Loss and Gain

Genre:

Other religious, Fiction, Autobiog / Diary

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

3927

Source:

Print

Author:

Philip 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:

1033

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Philip Waller, Writers, Readers, and Reputations: Literary Life in Britain 1870-1918 (Oxford, 2006), p. 1033, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=3927, accessed: 18 August 2022


Additional Comments:

Quotation from Wilfrid Blunt, My Diaries 2:233 (entry for 1 March 1909).

   
   
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