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Record Number: 20845


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Passages transcribed into E. M. Forster's Commonplace Book (1929-30) include descriptions and reflections on vagrants from Chekhov's story 'Uprooted.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1929 and 31 Jan 1930

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Anton Chekhov

Title:

'Uprooted'

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

In The Bishop, and Other Stories, translated by Constance Garnett (1919)

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

20845

Source:

Print

Author:

E. M. Forster

Editor:

Philip Gardner

Title:

Commonplace Book

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1985

Vol:

n/a

Page:

54

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

E. M. Forster, Philip Gardner (ed.), Commonplace Book, (London, 1985), p. 54, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=20845, accessed: 24 January 2020


Additional Comments:

Passage quoted from p.157 in text.

   
   
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