Odyssey

Reading experience

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Odyssey

Reading experience
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Evidence

"A.E. Coppard, a laundrywoman"s son who grew up in dire poverty, left school at nine, ascended the ranks of clerkdom and became (at age forty) a professional author. At fourteen he was still enjoying ""Deadeye Dick"", by twenty he was reading Henry James...He secured a literary education at the Brighton Public Library, and as a professional runner he used prize money to buy Hardy"s poems, Shakespeare, Mackail"s translation of ""The Odyssey"", and William Morris"s ""The Earthly Paradise"". In an undemanding job... he read on company time, though there was a row when his supervisor found ""Jude the Obscure"" on his desk".

Source

The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes

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Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Coppard, Alfred Edgar
Born in 1878

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Notes
See A.E. Coppard, 'It's Me, Oh Lord!' (London, 1957).

How to cite this record

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http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/101357
Accessed on 2019/09/18 17:47:52

Related place
England
Related people
Coppard, Alfred Edgar
Related text or manuscript
The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes
Related place
England
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Odyssey

Reading experience
Identifer:
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Evidence

"A.E. Coppard, a laundrywoman"s son who grew up in dire poverty, left school at nine, ascended the ranks of clerkdom and became (at age forty) a professional author. At fourteen he was still enjoying ""Deadeye Dick"", by twenty he was reading Henry James...He secured a literary education at the Brighton Public Library, and as a professional runner he used prize money to buy Hardy"s poems, Shakespeare, Mackail"s translation of ""The Odyssey"", and William Morris"s ""The Earthly Paradise"". In an undemanding job... he read on company time, though there was a row when his supervisor found ""Jude the Obscure"" on his desk".

Source

The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes

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Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Coppard, Alfred Edgar
Born in 1878

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EuRED : emotions
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EuRED : environment
EuRED : lighting
EuRED : testimony
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Notes
See A.E. Coppard, 'It's Me, Oh Lord!' (London, 1957).

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/101357
Accessed on 2019/09/18 17:47:52

Related place
England
Related people
Coppard, Alfred Edgar
Related text or manuscript
The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes
Related place
England
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