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Record 21126

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Passages transcribed in E. M. Forster's Commonplace Book (1942) include remarks by H. A. L. Fisher beginning: 'Men wiser and more learned than I have discerned in history a plot, a rhythm, a predetermined pattern.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Jan 1942 and 31 Dec 1942
Country: England
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: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: H. A. L. Fisher
Title: A History of Europe
Genre: History
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: First published in 3 volumes, 1935; rev. ed. in 3 volumes published 1938
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 21126  
Source - Print  
  Author: E. M. Forster
  Editor: Philip Gardner
  Title: Commonplace Book
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1985
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 129
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: E. M. Forster, Philip Gardner (ed.), Commonplace Book (London, 1985), p. 129, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=21126, accessed: 21 May 2024

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