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Record 19987

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
E. M. Forster to Alice Clara Forster, 9 April 1905: 'Elizabeth [employer] has lent me Erewhon which I am enjoying.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Apr 1905 and 9 Apr 1905
Country: Germany
Time: n/a
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)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Samuel Butler
Title: Erewhon; or, Over the Range
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: First published 1872
Provenance: borrowed (other)

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 19987  
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: 68
  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. 68, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=19987, accessed: 23 May 2024

Additional comments:

Forster refers to his employer, Mary Annette, Countess von Arnim-Schlegenthin (nee Beauchamp), by name under which she had published popular accounts of her domestic life, including Elizabeth and Her German Garden (1898).

 

 

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