Roget's Thesaurus

Reading experience

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Roget's Thesaurus

Reading experience
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Evidence

"[Aneurin Bevan] burrowed through the Tredegar Workmen"s Institute Library, and acquired his characteristically grandiose vocabulary through close study of Roget"s Thesaurus... When he chaired the Tredegar Library Committee, ?60 of its ?300 acquisitions budget was delegated to a colliery repairman to buy philosophy books. Bevan could quote Nietzsche, discuss F.H. Bradley"s ""Appearance and Reality"", and deeply impress an Oxford tutor with his crique of Kant"s ""Categorical Imperative""... Bevan was... deeply influenced by ""The Theory of the Leisure Class""."

Source

The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes

Text being read

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Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Bevan, Aneurin (Nye)
Born in 1897

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Notes
See Smith, 'Bevan and South Wales', pp.178-94; Foot, 'Bevan', various page refs.

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Accessed on 2019/09/15 18:46:42

Related place
Wales
Related people
Bevan, Aneurin (Nye)
Related text or manuscript
The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes
Related place
Wales
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Roget's Thesaurus

Reading experience
Identifer:
ukred-5965

Evidence

"[Aneurin Bevan] burrowed through the Tredegar Workmen"s Institute Library, and acquired his characteristically grandiose vocabulary through close study of Roget"s Thesaurus... When he chaired the Tredegar Library Committee, ?60 of its ?300 acquisitions budget was delegated to a colliery repairman to buy philosophy books. Bevan could quote Nietzsche, discuss F.H. Bradley"s ""Appearance and Reality"", and deeply impress an Oxford tutor with his crique of Kant"s ""Categorical Imperative""... Bevan was... deeply influenced by ""The Theory of the Leisure Class""."

Source

The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes

Text being read

EuRED : text status
TST4
EuRED : text form
TFO02
EuRED : text provenance
TPR210 Read in

Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Bevan, Aneurin (Nye)
Born in 1897

Details of the reading experience

Date of Reading Experience
Time of Reading Experience
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EXT113
EuRED : experience frequency
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Place of reading experience
Wales
EuRED : emotions
EuRED : intensity
EuRED : environment
EuRED : lighting
EuRED : testimony
EuRED : reliability
Notes
See Smith, 'Bevan and South Wales', pp.178-94; Foot, 'Bevan', various page refs.

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/101716
Accessed on 2019/09/15 18:46:42

Related place
Wales
Related people
Bevan, Aneurin (Nye)
Related text or manuscript
The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes
Related place
Wales
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