Sartor Resartus

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Sartor Resartus

Reading experience
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Evidence

"[Patrick McGill] read virtually nothing, not even the daily papers until, working on the rail line, he happened to pick up some poetry written on a page from an exercise book. somehow it spoke to him and he began to read ""ravenously"". He brought ""Sartor Resartus"", ""Sesame and Lilies"" and Montaigne"s essays to work. ""Les Miserables"" reduced him to tears, though he found ""Das Kapital"" less affecting. Each payday he set aside a few shillings to buy secondhand books, which after a month"s use were almost illegible with rust, grease and dirt....[eventually he] went on to become a popular novelist."

Source

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Notes
See Patrick McGill, 'Children of the Dead End' (London, 1914)

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Accessed on 2019/09/16 14:24:43

Related people
McGill, Patrick
Related text or manuscript
The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes
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Sartor Resartus

Reading experience
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Evidence

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Source

The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes

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Notes
See Patrick McGill, 'Children of the Dead End' (London, 1914)

How to cite this record

You can copy this item for personal use, share it, and post it on a blog or website. It cannot be used commercially without permission. Please ensure the following credit accompanies it:

The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/101286
Accessed on 2019/09/16 14:24:43

Related people
McGill, Patrick
Related text or manuscript
The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes
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