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Record 21127

Reading Experience:

Passages transcribed in E. M. Forster's Commonplace Book (1942) include Ruskin's remark, from a Slade Lecture (with five commas omitted from original): 'Every mutiny every danger every terror and every crime occurring under or paralysing our Indian legislation, arises directly out of our national desire to live out of the loot of India.'
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)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: John Ruskin
Title: 'The Pleasures of Deed' (Lecture II in series 'The Pleasures of England')
Genre: Essays / Criticism, Politics
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: In The Works of John Ruskin, ed. E. T. Cook and Alexander Wedderburn (1908) XXXIII, 473
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 21127  
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,, accessed: 20 May 2024

Additional comments:

Edition of text supplied by source ed.



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