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Record 19827

Reading Experience:

Robert Offley Ashburton Crewe-Milnes, Marquess of Crewe, to Leonard Woolf, 29 July 1940: 'I read your article on the Politician and the Intellectual, in the New Statesman of July 20th, and I hope that you will excuse a much older man who has enjoyed the company of many of both sorts for troubling you with a few observations on it [goes on to comment further].'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 20 Jul 1940 and 29 Jul 1940
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:Robert Offley Ashburton Crewe-Milnes
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1858
Socio-economic group: Royalty / aristocracy
Occupation: Politician
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Leonard Woolf
Title: article on 'the politician and the intellectual'
Genre: Essays / Criticism, Politics
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: In the New Statesman, 20 July 1940
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 19827  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Frederic Spotts
  Title: Letters of Leonard Woolf
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1990
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 423
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Frederic Spotts (ed.), Letters of Leonard Woolf (London, 1990), p. 423,, accessed: 23 March 2023

Additional comments:

Source ed. explains that article 'discussed the anti-intellectual temper in Britain' (p.423 n.4).



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