Adonais

Reading experience

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Adonais

Reading experience
Identifer:
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Evidence

"During Preparation one wild autumn evening in St Monica"s gymnasium, when the wind shook the unsubstantial walls and a tiny crescent of moon, glimpsed through a skylight in the roof, scudded in and out of the flying clouds, I first read Shelley"s ""Adonais"", which taught me in the most startling and impressive fashion of my childhood"s experience to perceive beauty embodied in literature, and made me finally determine to become the writer that I had dreamed of being ever since I was seven years old."

Source

Testament of Youth

Text being read

EuRED : text status
TST4
EuRED : text form
TFO27
EuRED : text provenance
TPR215

Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Brittain, Vera
Aged 13-19 [Experience was between 1906 and 1912, born in 1893]

Details of the reading experience

Date of Reading Experience
December 29 1906 - December 31 1912
Time of Reading Experience
EuRED : experience type
EXT13
EuRED : experience frequency
EXF3
Place of reading experience
England
EuRED : emotions
EuRED : intensity
EuRED : environment
EuRED : lighting
EuRED : testimony
EuRED : reliability
Notes


How to cite this record

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Testament of Youth
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/77761
Accessed on 2019/12/14 17:39:36

Related place
England
Related people
Brittain, Vera
Related text or manuscript
Testament of Youth
Related place
England
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?itemComments

Adonais

Reading experience
Identifer:
ukred-20892

Evidence

"During Preparation one wild autumn evening in St Monica"s gymnasium, when the wind shook the unsubstantial walls and a tiny crescent of moon, glimpsed through a skylight in the roof, scudded in and out of the flying clouds, I first read Shelley"s ""Adonais"", which taught me in the most startling and impressive fashion of my childhood"s experience to perceive beauty embodied in literature, and made me finally determine to become the writer that I had dreamed of being ever since I was seven years old."

Source

Testament of Youth

Text being read

EuRED : text status
TST4
EuRED : text form
TFO27
EuRED : text provenance
TPR215

Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Brittain, Vera
Aged 13-19 [Experience was between 1906 and 1912, born in 1893]

Details of the reading experience

Date of Reading Experience
December 29 1906 - December 31 1912
Time of Reading Experience
EuRED : experience type
EXT13
EuRED : experience frequency
EXF3
Place of reading experience
England
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:

Testament of Youth
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/77761
Accessed on 2019/12/14 17:39:36

Related place
England
Related people
Brittain, Vera
Related text or manuscript
Testament of Youth
Related place
England
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