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

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Record Number: 11859


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

[I read] 'Good books - Dickens, and Scott, and all that, but I don't believe I've opened a book since I got married, and that's nearly 30 years now.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

unknown

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

n/a

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:

anon

Age:

Unknown

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Unknown/NA

Occupation:

unknown

Religion:

unknown

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:

Charles Dickens

Title:

unknown

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

11859

Source - Manuscript:

Other

Information:

File Report 1332, July 1942, BOOKS AND THE PUBLIC, p. 124, in Mass Observation Online (access to this site is restricted to purchasing institutions, please see http://www.amdigital.co.uk/collections/Mass-Observation-Online for details). http://www.massobservation.amdigital.co.uk

Additional Information:

MOO accessed November 23, 2007.

Citation:

File Report 1332, July 1942, BOOKS AND THE PUBLIC, p. 124, in Mass Observation Online (access to this site is restricted to purchasing institutions, please see http://www.amdigital.co.uk/collections/Mass-Observation-Online for details). http://www.massobservation.amdigital.co.uk , http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=11859, accessed: 23 February 2020


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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