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Record 20836

Reading Experience:

Passages transcribed into E. M. Forster's Commonplace Book (1928) include reflections on lovers' perceptions from Francois Mauriac, Le Desert de l'Amour (1925), and one line, 'La nuit etait vouee au vent et a la lune,' from Mauriac's La Pharisienne, added by Forster in 1942.
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Jan 1928 and 31 Dec 1928
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: Francois Mauriac
Title: Le Desert de l'Amour
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1925
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 20836  
Source - Print  
  Author: E. M. Forster
  Editor: Philip Gardner
  Title: Commonplace Book
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1985
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 38
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: E. M. Forster, Philip Gardner (ed.), Commonplace Book (London, 1985), p. 38,, accessed: 23 June 2024

Additional comments:



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