Letters from John Chinaman

Reading experience

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Letters from John Chinaman

Reading experience
Identifer:
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Evidence

E. M. Forster to Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson, 28 July 1916: "I still like my work [as Red Cross worker tracing missing soldiers] and do the motherly to Tommies as you say, and I hope in one case the brotherly [...] I lent him books by you, and though he stuck in The Meaning of Good as ""unlikely to help"", John Chinaman he liked so much as to read part of it aloud to the rest of the ward. ""They said What do you want to read that for? I said it"s very interesting about the opium as showing what Europe"s like. They said But what does it matter? Who cares?"" [...] he grew up in respectable circles in the west of England".

Source

Selected Letters of E. M. Forster

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Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Vicary, Frank
Born in ;;;

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Date of Reading Experience
January 1 - July 28 1916
Time of Reading Experience
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Notes


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Selected Letters of E. M. Forster
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/77168
Accessed on 2019/12/06 22:43:15

Related place
Egypt
Related people
Vicary, Frank
Related text or manuscript
Selected Letters of E. M. Forster
Related place
Egypt
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Letters from John Chinaman

Reading experience
Identifer:
ukred-20550

Evidence

E. M. Forster to Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson, 28 July 1916: "I still like my work [as Red Cross worker tracing missing soldiers] and do the motherly to Tommies as you say, and I hope in one case the brotherly [...] I lent him books by you, and though he stuck in The Meaning of Good as ""unlikely to help"", John Chinaman he liked so much as to read part of it aloud to the rest of the ward. ""They said What do you want to read that for? I said it"s very interesting about the opium as showing what Europe"s like. They said But what does it matter? Who cares?"" [...] he grew up in respectable circles in the west of England".

Source

Selected Letters of E. M. Forster

Text being read

EuRED : text status
TST4
EuRED : text form
TFO02
EuRED : text provenance
TPR201 Borrowed informaly

Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Vicary, Frank
Born in ;;;

Details of the reading experience

Date of Reading Experience
January 1 - July 28 1916
Time of Reading Experience
EuRED : experience type
EXT111
EuRED : experience frequency
EXF3
Place of reading experience
Egypt
EuRED : emotions
EuRED : intensity
EuRED : environment
EuRED : lighting
EuRED : testimony
EuRED : reliability
Notes


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:

Selected Letters of E. M. Forster
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/77168
Accessed on 2019/12/06 22:43:15

Related place
Egypt
Related people
Vicary, Frank
Related text or manuscript
Selected Letters of E. M. Forster
Related place
Egypt
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