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Record Number: 34091


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Will you if you write to Carcassonne tell me what is happening in Turkey: the rubbish here that they call newspapers say one day that movements are taking place among the people, & a revolution is taking place, or that all is calm and the sultan drank tea as usual at 6 o'clock on the terrace: I see today he's proclaimed a constitution and his intention to withdraw it: do let me have some solid fact if there is anything in it: it might well be important.

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

23 Jul 1908

Country:

France

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:

Thomas Edward Lawrence

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

16 Aug 1888

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Student at Jesus College, Oxford

Religion:

None

Country of Origin:

Wales

Country of Experience:

France

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[n/a] [n/a]

Title:

newspapers

Genre:

Reference / General works, newspaper

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

1908

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

34091

Source:

Print

Author:

T. E. Lawrence

Editor:

M. R. Lawrence

Title:

The Home Letters of T. E. Lawrence and His Brothers

Place of Publication:

Oxford

Date of Publication:

1954

Vol:

n/a

Page:

62

Additional Comments:

'Letter from T. E. Lawrence [signed Ned] to his Mother, Cussy-Les-Forges, 23 July 1908, Thursday evening'.

Citation:

T. E. Lawrence, M. R. Lawrence (ed.), The Home Letters of T. E. Lawrence and His Brothers, (Oxford, 1954), n/a, p. 62, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=34091, accessed: 24 January 2020


Additional Comments:

citation for section 3:3 Garnett, David, 'The Letters of T. E. Lawrence, (London: Jonathan Cape, 30 Bedford Square, London, 1938) p. 53 citation for section 3:4 'T. E. Lawrence Studies' accessed at http://www.telstudies.org on 5 February, 2016. ' About July 19th, 1908, Lawrence crossed to France again, for a bicycling tour...alone'.

   
   
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