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Record Number: 6956


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

[Rosamond Lehmann wrote in her memoir, "Swan at Evening"] "I took down and re-read "The Four Quartets", the sublime, unhopeful, consoling cluster of poems; and discovered, or rather re-discovered, that everything was there - everything that I have been trying, and shall be trying, to say".

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

unknown

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:

Rosamond Lehmann

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

3 Feb 1901

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

writer

Religion:

unknown

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:

Thomas Stearns Eliot

Title:

The Four Quartets

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

6956

Source:

Print

Author:

Selina Hastings

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Rosamond Lehmann

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

2002

Vol:

n/a

Page:

370

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Selina Hastings, Rosamond Lehmann (London, 2002), p. 370, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=6956, accessed: 18 July 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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