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Record 6956

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
[Rosamond Lehmann wrote in her memoir, "Swan at Evening"] "I took down and re-read "The Four Quartets", the sublime, unhopeful, consoling cluster of poems; and discovered, or rather re-discovered, that everything was there - everything that I have been trying, and shall be trying, to say".
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:Rosamond Lehmann
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 3 Feb 1901
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: writer
Religion: unknown
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: Thomas Stearns Eliot
Title: The Four Quartets
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 6956  
Source - Print  
  Author: Selina Hastings
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Rosamond Lehmann
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 2002
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 370
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Selina Hastings, Rosamond Lehmann (London, 2002), p. 370, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=6956, accessed: 29 June 2022

Additional comments:

 

 

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