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Record 19989

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
E. M. Forster to Alice Clara Forster, 2 July 1905: 'In the evening I read Elizabeth [employer] "Emma". Liebeth [employer's daughter and Forster's pupil] has just drawn me doing it on the black board.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Jun 1905 and 2 Jul 1905
Country: Germany
Time: evening
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)
Mary Annette, Countess von Arnim-Schlegenthin
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Jane Austen
Title: Emma
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 19989  
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: 76
  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. 76, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=19989, accessed: 16 April 2024

Additional comments:

Forster refers to his employer by name under which she published popular accounts of her domestic life, including Elizabeth and Her German Garden (1898).

 

 

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