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Record 20560

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
E. M. Forster to Wilson Plant, 14 February 1917: 'Like you I am a great admirer of D. H. Lawrence [...] The Rainbow I picked up in a book shop during the brief period it was for sale and thought it looked dull. How I wish I had bought it now.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: unknown
Country: n/a
Time: n/a
Place: other location: Bookshop
   
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: D. H. Lawrence
Title: The Rainbow
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: read in situ

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 20560  
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: 249-250
  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. 249-250, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=20560, accessed: 23 September 2023

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