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Dunne, John William, 1875-1949 (writer on philosophy)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1875 - 1949

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

 Series

J.B. Priestly: Precognition Survey (1956-1965), 1936-1965

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS SPR/47
Scope and Contents

John Boynton Priestley (1894-1984), novelist, playwright, broadcaster, believed Dunne's theory about time to be true, and used it in his play Time and the Conways. J.W. Dunne (1875-1949) wrote an essay, An experiment with time, on precognition and human experience of time. The letters to Priestley followed a talk on 'Time' on the BBC television programme Monitor.

Dates: 1936-1965
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