The Blue Lagoon

Reading experience

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The Blue Lagoon

Reading experience
Identifer:
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Evidence

When we were at the Grammar School, the English master"s daughter, who was in the same class as Sheila, told us that her father had read "The Blue Lagoon" and thought it very beautiful. We were greatly impressed. It seemed the height of sophistication to get beyond the excitement of reading a description of sexual intercourse -this we knew was the point of the ban, though Betty Martin informed us that it only said "locked in each other"s arms" -and to be able to use the calm Olympian word "beautiful".

Source

Mrs Beer's House

Text being read

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TST4
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TFO02
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Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Martin,
Born in ;;;;;;;

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Time of Reading Experience
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Notes


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Mrs Beer's House
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/79817
Accessed on 2019/09/15 18:37:50

Related place
England
Related people
Martin,
Related text or manuscript
Mrs Beer's House
Related place
England
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The Blue Lagoon

Reading experience
Identifer:
ukred-2204

Evidence

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Source

Mrs Beer's House

Text being read

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TST4
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EuRED : text provenance
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Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Martin,
Born in ;;;;;;;

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Date of Reading Experience
Time of Reading Experience
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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:

Mrs Beer's House
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/79817
Accessed on 2019/09/15 18:37:50

Related place
England
Related people
Martin,
Related text or manuscript
Mrs Beer's House
Related place
England
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