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Century of ExperienceEvidenceName of Reader / Listener / Reading GroupAuthor of TextTitle of TextForm of Text
1900-1945'[Garratt] spent his free evenings in Birmingham's Central Free Library reading Homer, Epitectus, Longius and Plato's ...V.W. Garratt Francis Turner Palgrave (ed.)The Golden TreasuryPrint: Book
1800-1849William Wordsworth suggests to Francis Wrangham that he attempt to write a local history: 'I am induced to mention it ...William Wordsworth GraveThe History and Antiquities of Cleveland in the North Riding of YorkshirePrint: Book
1900-1945'Philip Inman conveyed a ... specific sense of the uses of literacy for an early Labour MP. The son of a widowed charw...Philip Inman Francis Turner PalgraveGolden Treasury (ed.)Print: Book
1900-1945'In 1955 Manny Shinwell - who read all of Palgrave's Golden Treasury to his children, and had consoled himself in pris...Emmanuel (Manny) Shinwell Francis Turner PalgraveGolden Treasury of English Song and LyricsPrint: Book
1850-1899"But I read with unchecked voracity, and in several curios directions...My Father presented me with the entire bulk of...Edmund Gosse F.T PalgraveThe Golden TreasuryPrint: Book
1900-1945'While his widowed mother... worked a market stall, Ralph Finn scrambled up the scholarship ladder to Oxford Universit...Ralph Finn Francis Turner PalgraveGolden Treasury of English Songs and LyricsPrint: Book
1900-1945'Growing up in a family that read newspapers only for sport and scandal, Vernon Scannell knew all the great prize figh...Vernon Scannell Robert GravesGoodbye to All ThatPrint: Book
1900-1945[List of books read in 1943, in diary for 1943]: 'The Farthing Spinster; Guy Mannering; Whereas I was Blind; And So t...Hilary Spalding PalgraveLonger PoemsPrint: Book
1700-1799?As during my confinement I amused myself with light reading, I now for the 1st time read the "Spiritual Quixote" (w?t...John Marsh Richard GravesThe spiritual Quixote: or the summer's ramble of Mr Geoffry WildgoosePrint: Book
1900-1945'The fresh-sounding work of the war generation, which began to appear in the late 1920s and early 1930s, provided him ...Lawrence Durrell Robert Graves[poetry]Print: Book
1500-1599'Next to [John] Balgrave's modest prefatory poem [in "The Mathematical Jewel" (1585)] "The Authour in his own defence"...Gabriel Harvey John BlagraveThe Mathematical Jewel, Shewing the making, and most excellent use of a singuler Instrument so called ... The use of which Jewel ... leadeth ... through the whole Artes of Astronomy, Cosmography, Geography, Topography, Navigation, Longitudes ...Print: Book
1900-1945E. M. Forster to Siegfried Sassoon, 3 August 1918: 'Re the poets you mention I have read some of them both. I liked...Edward Morgan Forster Robert GravesPrint: Unknown
1900-1945'Later in my teens, on a first visit to London, I bought for one-and-six in the Charing Cross Road, a red-covered copy...Charles Causley Robert Graves[war poetry]Print: Book
1850-1899John Wilson Croker to his wife, 28 July 1850: 'After dinner I read some of the letters written by Charles Long and ...John Wilson Croker Charles Long and Lord Mulgraveletters to Lord LonsdaleUnknown
1900-1945Transcript of interview: 'I don’t think there was anything that I wasn’t allowed to read. It was only when I went ...Hilary Spalding Thomas Palgrave (ed)Golden TreasuryPrint: Book
1900-1945'Robert Graves lent me his manuscript poems to read: some very bad, violent and repulsive. A few full of promise and ...Siegfried Sassoon Robert GravesUnknown


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