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Record 19986

Reading Experience:

E. M. Forster to Alice Clara Forster, 9 April 1905: 'At 2.45 I and Herr Steinweg [German tutor employed by the Countess von Arnim-Schlagenthin] [...] go a walk [...] We return at 4.0, and have tea in his room, during which he reads Keats to me or I the Child's first Lesebuch to him, correcting each other.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Apr 1905 and 9 Apr 1905
Country: Germany
Time: afternoon
Place: city: Nassenheide
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:Edward Morgan Forster
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1 Jan 1879
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Private tutor/Writer
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: Germany
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Dekan Johannes Steinweg
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Title: 'The Child's first Lesebuch'
Genre: Children's Lit, Textbook / self-education
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 19986  
Source - Print  
  Author: E. M. Forster
  Editor: Mary Lago and P. N. Furbank
  Title: Selected Letters of E. M. Forster
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1983
  Vol: 1
  Page: 66
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: E. M. Forster, Mary Lago and P. N. Furbank (ed.), Selected Letters of E. M. Forster (London, 1983), 1, p. 66,, accessed: 06 June 2023

Additional comments:




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