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Record Number: 20546


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

E. M. Forster to Malcolm Darling, 2 August 1915: 'I read (and sometimes write) the New Statesman [...] also the Morning Post [...] I enclose from it this jolly letter of Balfour's: it seems to me distinctly on the spot. Reventlow's was too much of a bore to send.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

2 Aug 1915

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:

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:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Count Ernst von Reventlow

Title:

'A Year of Naval Warfare'

Genre:

Politics

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

In The Morning Post, 2 August 1915

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

20546

Source:

Print

Author:

E. M. Forster

Editor:

Mary Lago and P. N. Furbank

Title:

Selected Letters of E. M. Forster

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1983

Vol:

1

Page:

226-227

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

E. M. Forster, Mary Lago and P. N. Furbank (ed.), Selected Letters of E. M. Forster, (London, 1983), 1, p. 226-227, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=20546, accessed: 25 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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