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Record Number: 3904


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'In 1911 E. M. Forster read "with mingled joy and disgust" "A School History of England", which Kipling and C. R. L. Fletcher had just published ...'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

1911

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:

Rudyard and C. R. L. Kipling and Fletcher

Title:

A School History of England

Genre:

History, Children's Lit

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

1911

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

3904

Source:

Print

Author:

Philip Waller

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Writers, Readers, and Reputations: Literary Life in Britain 1870-1918

Place of Publication:

Oxford

Date of Publication:

2006

Vol:

n/a

Page:

959

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Philip Waller, Writers, Readers, and Reputations: Literary Life in Britain 1870-1918, (Oxford, 2006), p. 959, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=3904, accessed: 26 September 2020


Additional Comments:

Quotation from letter from E. M. Forster to Malcolm Darling, 29 July 1911, in Mary Lago and P. N. Furbank, eds., "Selected Letters of E. M. Forster" 1:123.

   
   
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