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Record 8902

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'He consumed works of western philosophy, from Rousseau to Wyndham Lewis. All this he added to his diet of sexology - Freud, Remy de Gourmont, de Sade and Krafft-Ebing. And with the Mediterranean in mind, he read D.H. Lawrence's "Sea and Sardinia" and Norman Douglas's "South Wind"'.
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Jan 1933 and 31 Dec 1935
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
   
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:Lawrence Durrell
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 27 Feb 1912
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: later writer
Religion: unknown
Country of origin: Britain / India (Parents English and Irish but Indian born)
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Jean Jacques Rousseau
Title: [unknown]
Genre: Philosophy
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 8902  
Source - Print  
  Author: Gordon Bowker
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Through the Dark Labyrinth: A Biography of Lawrence Durrell
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1996
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 55
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Gordon Bowker, Through the Dark Labyrinth: A Biography of Lawrence Durrell (London, 1996), p. 55, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=8902, accessed: 20 June 2024

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