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Record 20058

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
E. M. Forster to Forrest Reid, 19 June 1912: 'The day before yesterday I read The Ghost Ship by R. Middleton [...] I thought it very good, and it added to the other qualities I want in a supernatural story, the quality of good nature. The others in the same book did not look as interesting.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 17 Jun 1912
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)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Richard Barham Middleton
Title: 'The Ghost Ship'
Genre: Fiction, Astrology / alchemy / occult
Form of Text:
Publication details: In The Ghost Ship and Other Stories (published posthumously, 1912)
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 20058  
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: 135
  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. 135, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=20058, accessed: 03 June 2023

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