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

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Record Number: 27044


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'The evening was then given over to the life & works of Lewis Carroll. Mary Hayward Life of Lewis Carroll. Songs. Well you walk etc Mrs Robson. Walrus & C. E.E.U. Speak gently. Mary Hayward. Readings by S.A. Reynolds, C.E. Stansfield, The Rawlings & Unwin families.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

25 Feb 1916

Country:

England

Time

evening

Place:

city: Reading
specific address: 7 Sidmouth St

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:

Sylvanus A. Reynolds

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1860

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 XII Book Club


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Lewis Carroll [pseud.]

Title:

n/a

Genre:

Fiction, Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

reading group


Source Information:

Record ID:

27044

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

Ernest E. Unwin

Title:

XII Book Club Minute Book, Vol. 2 (1915-31)

Location:

Private collection

Call No:

n/a

Page/Folio:

11-12

Additional Information:

n/a

Citation:

Ernest E. Unwin, XII Book Club Minute Book, Vol. 2 (1915-31), Private collection, n/a, 11-12, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=27044, accessed: 23 May 2022


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).

   
   
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