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the experience of reading in Britain, from 1450 to 1945...

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Record Number: 10239


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'So in time she was able to read Grimms' "Fairy Tales", "Gulliver's Travels", "The Daisy Chain" and Mrs. Molesworth's "Cuckoo Clock" and "Carrots".'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

unknown

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Juniper Hill
county: Oxfordshire

Type of Experience
(Reader):
 

silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Type of Experience
(Listener):
 

solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown


Reader / Listener / Reading Group:

Reader:

Flora Thompson

Age:

Child (0-17)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

5 Dec 1876

Socio-Economic Group:

Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder

Occupation:

Daughter of stonemason

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Jonathan Swift

Title:

Gulliver's Travels

Genre:

Fiction, Children's Lit, Geography / Travel

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

10239

Source:

Print

Author:

Flora Thompson

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Lark Rise to Candleford

Place of Publication:

England

Date of Publication:

1945

Vol:

n/a

Page:

30

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Flora Thompson, Lark Rise to Candleford, (England, 1945), p. 30, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=10239, accessed: 03 December 2021


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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