The Iliad

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The Iliad

Reading experience
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"Growing up in extreme poverty in East London, Crooks spent 2d. on a secondhand ""Iliad"" and was dazzled: ""What a revelation it was to me. Pictures of romance and beauty I had never dreamed of suddenly opened up before my eyes. I was transported from the East End to an enchanted land. It was a rare luxury for a working lad like me just home from work to find myself suddenly among the heroes and nymphs of ancient Greece""."

Source

The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes

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Notes
See George Haw, ""The Life story of Will Crooks"" (London, 1917), p.22

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http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/70447
Accessed on 2019/09/17 16:37:57

Related place
England
Related people
Crooks, Will
Crooks,
Related text or manuscript
The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes
Related place
England
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The Iliad

Reading experience
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Evidence

"Growing up in extreme poverty in East London, Crooks spent 2d. on a secondhand ""Iliad"" and was dazzled: ""What a revelation it was to me. Pictures of romance and beauty I had never dreamed of suddenly opened up before my eyes. I was transported from the East End to an enchanted land. It was a rare luxury for a working lad like me just home from work to find myself suddenly among the heroes and nymphs of ancient Greece""."

Source

The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes

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Reader(s) and listener(s)

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Born in 2016
Listener
Crooks,

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Notes
See George Haw, ""The Life story of Will Crooks"" (London, 1917), p.22

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/70447
Accessed on 2019/09/17 16:37:57

Related place
England
Related people
Crooks, Will
Crooks,
Related text or manuscript
The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes
Related place
England
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