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Record 20569

Reading Experience:

E. M. Forster to Siegfried Sassoon, 2 May 1918: 'Have just finished The Sense of the Past, and though it's so obscure -- find it much nearer the work of other writers than is the rest of the later James. He is really interested in his subject [time travel] as well as in his treatment of it. And a topping subject.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Apr 1918 and 2 May 1918
Country: Egypt
Time: n/a
Place: city: Alexandria
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 1879
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer/Red Cross worker
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: Egypt
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Henry James
Title: The Sense of the Past
Genre: Fiction, Science
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1917
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 20569  
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: 290
  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. 290,, accessed: 24 June 2024

Additional comments:



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