Oliver Twist

Reading experience

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Oliver Twist

Reading experience
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Evidence

"As a boy V.S. Pritchett read Oliver Twist ""in a state of hot horror, It seized me because it was about London and the fears of the London streets. There were big boys at school who could grow up to be the Artful Dodger; many of us could have been Oliver..."". Pritchett read Thackeray for escape, ""a taste of the gentler life of better-off people"", but in Dickens ""I saw myself and my life in London""."

Source

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Reader
Pritchett, Victor Sawdon
Born in 1900

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Notes
See V.S.Pritchett, 'Cab at the Door', p.109

How to cite this record

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http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/82475
Accessed on 2019/09/16 00:27:06

Related place
England
Related people
Pritchett, Victor Sawdon
Related text or manuscript
The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes
Related place
England
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Oliver Twist

Reading experience
Identifer:
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Evidence

"As a boy V.S. Pritchett read Oliver Twist ""in a state of hot horror, It seized me because it was about London and the fears of the London streets. There were big boys at school who could grow up to be the Artful Dodger; many of us could have been Oliver..."". Pritchett read Thackeray for escape, ""a taste of the gentler life of better-off people"", but in Dickens ""I saw myself and my life in London""."

Source

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TPR215

Reader(s) and listener(s)

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Pritchett, Victor Sawdon
Born in 1900

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Time of Reading Experience
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EuRED : emotions
EuRED : intensity
EuRED : environment
EuRED : lighting
EuRED : testimony
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Notes
See V.S.Pritchett, 'Cab at the Door', p.109

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:

The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/82475
Accessed on 2019/09/16 00:27:06

Related place
England
Related people
Pritchett, Victor Sawdon
Related text or manuscript
The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes
Related place
England
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