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Record 4929

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'V.S. Pritchett's "popular educator" was the literary section of the Christian Science Monitor: "It was imbued with that unembarrassed seriousness about learning things which gives American life its tedium but also a moral charm".'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: unknown
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:Victor Sawdon Pritchett
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 16 Dec 1900
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: son of itinerant salesman
Religion: n/a
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: n/a
Title: Christian Science Monitor
Genre: Other religious, Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 4929  
Source - Print  
  Author: Jonathan Rose
  Editor: n/a
  Title: The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes
  Place of Publication: New Haven
  Date of Publication: 2001
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 355
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Jonathan Rose, The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes (New Haven, 2001), p. 355, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=4929, accessed: 20 May 2024

Additional comments:

See V.S. Pritchett, 'A Cab at the Door' (London, 1968) pp. 161-2.

 

 

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