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Record 21221

Reading Experience:

Passages in E. M. Forster's Commonplace Book (1945) include extracts (on transience of pleasure in nature) from Ruskin's introduction to his notes on Turner drawings owned by him, and exhibited in 1878 at the Fine Art Society's London galleries.
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Jan 1945 and 31 Dec 1945
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: Introduction to Notes on Turner drawings
Genre: Essays / Criticism, Autobiog / Diary, Arts / architecture
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: Source ed. cites The Works of John Ruskin, ed. E. T. Cook and Alexander Wedderburn (LOndon, 1904) XIII 409-10.
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 21221  
Source - Print  
  Author: E. M. Forster
  Editor: Philip Gardner
  Title: Commonplace Book
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1985
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 167
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: E. M. Forster, Philip Gardner (ed.), Commonplace Book (London, 1985), p. 167,, accessed: 03 June 2023

Additional comments:



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