Reading Experience Database
1450-1945

Basic Search

Advanced Search

Record 21923

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Owen met H.G. Wells in November, one of the leading writers about the war and its politics, an advocate of internationalism, efficiency, the defeat of militarism by military means. Owen read at least two of his books in December'.
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Dec 1917 and 31 Dec 1917
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Scarborough
county: Yorkshire
   
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:Wilfred Owen
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 18 Mar 1893
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: soldier and poet
Religion: none
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: Herbert George Wells
Title: n/a
Genre: Fiction, Essays / Criticism, History
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 21923  
Source - Print  
  Author: Dominic Hibberd
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Owen the Poet
  Place of Publication: Basingstoke
  Date of Publication: 1986
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 127
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Dominic Hibberd, Owen the Poet (Basingstoke, 1986), p. 127, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=21923, accessed: 06 July 2022

Additional comments:

 

 

Reading Experience Database version 2.0.  Page updated: 27th Apr 2016  3:15pm (GMT)