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Record 21202

Reading Experience:

[following heading 'Bakunin (1814-1876)] 'Reading Carr's pitiless and ungenerous account of him, I am often carried outside it to contemplate the endless senseless torturing of Europe; the same places occur in the 18th cent, as in the 5th, and people are still being killed and thwarted, and beautiful and useful objects being destroyed. [makes further notes on text]'
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: E. H. Carr
Title: Michael Bakunin
Genre: History, Biography, Politics, Philosophy
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: Published by Macmillan, 1937
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 21202  
Source - Print  
  Author: E. M. Forster
  Editor: Philip Gardner
  Title: Commonplace Book
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1985
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 146-148; 146
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: E. M. Forster, Philip Gardner (ed.), Commonplace Book (London, 1985), p. 146-148; 146,, accessed: 23 June 2024

Additional comments:



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