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Record 3904

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'In 1911 E. M. Forster read "with mingled joy and disgust" "A School History of England", which Kipling and C. R. L. Fletcher had just published ...'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 1911
Country: n/a
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: n/a
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Rudyard and C. R. L. Kipling and Fletcher
Title: A School History of England
Genre: History, Children's Lit
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1911
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 3904  
Source - Print  
  Author: Philip Waller
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Writers, Readers, and Reputations: Literary Life in Britain 1870-1918
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 2006
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 959
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Philip Waller, Writers, Readers, and Reputations: Literary Life in Britain 1870-1918 (Oxford, 2006), p. 959, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=3904, accessed: 24 June 2024

Additional comments:

Quotation from letter from E. M. Forster to Malcolm Darling, 29 July 1911, in Mary Lago and P. N. Furbank, eds., "Selected Letters of E. M. Forster" 1:123.

 

 

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