Super Flumina Babylonis

Reading experience

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Super Flumina Babylonis

Reading experience
Identifer:
ukred-22715

Evidence

"One late evening in the dim firelight of our rooms at Oxford after the War, she turned from reading aloud to me Swinburne"s ""Super Flumina Babylonis"" - a favourite poem associated in her mind with war-time loss and all premature death - and opened the notebook which contained her copies of Bill"s verses."

Source

Testament of Friendship

Text being read

EuRED : text status
TST4
EuRED : text form
TFO02
EuRED : text provenance
TPR215

Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Holtby, Winifred
Aged 20-24 [Experience was between 1918 and 1922, born in 1898]

Details of the reading experience

Date of Reading Experience
1918 - 1922
Time of Reading Experience
EuRED : experience type
EXT111
EuRED : experience frequency
EXF2
Place of reading experience
England
EuRED : emotions
EuRED : intensity
EuRED : environment
EuRED : lighting
EuRED : testimony
EuRED : reliability
Notes
Bill was a young soldier who Winifred fell in love with in 1914 when she was sixteen.

How to cite this record

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Testament of Friendship
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/80959
Accessed on 2022/09/26 21:22:31

Related place
England
Related people
Holtby, Winifred
Related text or manuscript
Testament of Friendship
Related place
England
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Super Flumina Babylonis

Reading experience
Identifer:
ukred-22715

Evidence

"One late evening in the dim firelight of our rooms at Oxford after the War, she turned from reading aloud to me Swinburne"s ""Super Flumina Babylonis"" - a favourite poem associated in her mind with war-time loss and all premature death - and opened the notebook which contained her copies of Bill"s verses."

Source

Testament of Friendship

Text being read

EuRED : text status
TST4
EuRED : text form
TFO02
EuRED : text provenance
TPR215

Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Holtby, Winifred
Aged 20-24 [Experience was between 1918 and 1922, born in 1898]

Details of the reading experience

Date of Reading Experience
1918 - 1922
Time of Reading Experience
EuRED : experience type
EXT111
EuRED : experience frequency
EXF2
Place of reading experience
England
EuRED : emotions
EuRED : intensity
EuRED : environment
EuRED : lighting
EuRED : testimony
EuRED : reliability
Notes
Bill was a young soldier who Winifred fell in love with in 1914 when she was sixteen.

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 Friendship
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/80959
Accessed on 2022/09/26 21:22:31

Related place
England
Related people
Holtby, Winifred
Related text or manuscript
Testament of Friendship
Related place
England
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