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Record 5934

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'After "Trilby" came the effect of "Peter Ibbetson". "It came to me", writes the poet of this book, "just when I needed an inner life". From "Peter Ibbetson" he learned of the existence of Villon and of de Musset. He read these poets but "the time was not ripe for either".'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1895 and 1897
Country: U.S.A
Time: n/a
Place: city: New York
   
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:John Masefield
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1 Jun 1878
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: later a writer
Religion: unknown
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: U.S.A
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Alfred Louis Charles de Musset
Title: n/a
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 5934  
Source - Print  
  Author: Muriel Spark
  Editor: n/a
  Title: John Masefield
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1953 (rev. ed. 1992)
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 38
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Muriel Spark, John Masefield (London, 1953 (rev. ed. 1992)), p. 38, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=5934, accessed: 24 February 2024

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