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Record 20040

Reading Experience:

E. M. Forster to Malcolm Darling, 29 July 1911: 'When you have a spare day [...] do send me some Indian papers -- the Pioneer, and if possible something Nationalist & semi-seditious. I have read Chiriol's book, and am anxious to taste the Journalism direct [...] I can't get hold of anything over here.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Jan 1910 and 29 Jul 1911
Country: n/a
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:Edward Morgan Forster
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1 Jan 1879
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: n/a
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Valentine Chiriol
Title: Indian Unrest
Genre: Geography / Travel, Politics
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1910
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 20040  
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: 124
  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. 124,, accessed: 20 May 2024

Additional comments:

Source eds. note that Chiriol's 'Indian Unrest' was 'a considerable contribution, in Indian opinion, towards increasing that condition' (p.124 n.6).



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