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Record Number: 24918


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'A part reading from the Midsummer Night Dream was then given, nearly all the members present taking part - after that Mr and Mrs Morland read a selection from Macbeth'.

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

23 Jul 1896

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Reading
specific address: Lynwood, Redlands Rd

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:

Harold J. Morland

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1869

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

Quaker or associated with the Friends

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

members of the XII Book Club


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

William Shakespeare

Title:

Macbeth

Genre:

Drama

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

n/a


Source Information:

Record ID:

24918

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

Alfred Rawlings

Title:

XII Book Club Minute Book, Vol. 1 (1895-1915)

Location:

Private collection

Call No:

n/a

Page/Folio:

11

Additional Information:

n/a

Citation:

Alfred Rawlings, XII Book Club Minute Book, Vol. 1 (1895-1915), Private collection, n/a, 11, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=24918, accessed: 04 December 2021


Additional Comments:

Material by kind permission of the XII Book Club. For further information and permission to quote this source, contact the Reading Experience Database (http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/contacts.php). Morland was reading with his wife, Adelaide

   
   
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