The Competition Wallah

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The Competition Wallah

Reading experience
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Evidence

Leonard Woolf to Lytton Strachey, 28 April 1907: "Today my head is whirring with slight fever. Since I wrote that I have for the first time read The Competition Wallah. It is extraordinary; it might be the Northern Province in 1907 instead of Bengal in the sixties."

Source

Letters of Leonard Woolf

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Aged 27 [Experience in 1907, born in 1880]

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Notes
Source ed. explains at p.127 n.2 that 'The term competition wallah is an Anglo-Indian colloquialism referring to persons admitted to the Indian Civil Service by competitive examination rather than through family or political connections.'

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Accessed on 2020/02/26 15:53:56

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Ceylon
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Letters of Leonard Woolf
Related place
Ceylon
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The Competition Wallah

Reading experience
Identifer:
ukred-19792

Evidence

Leonard Woolf to Lytton Strachey, 28 April 1907: "Today my head is whirring with slight fever. Since I wrote that I have for the first time read The Competition Wallah. It is extraordinary; it might be the Northern Province in 1907 instead of Bengal in the sixties."

Source

Letters of Leonard Woolf

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Reader(s) and listener(s)

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Aged 27 [Experience in 1907, born in 1880]

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Time of Reading Experience
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EuRED : reliability
Notes
Source ed. explains at p.127 n.2 that 'The term competition wallah is an Anglo-Indian colloquialism referring to persons admitted to the Indian Civil Service by competitive examination rather than through family or political connections.'

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:

Letters of Leonard Woolf
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/75998
Accessed on 2020/02/26 15:53:56

Related place
Ceylon
Related people
Woolf, Leonard
Related text or manuscript
Letters of Leonard Woolf
Related place
Ceylon
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