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Record Number: 32301


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

"There were not many books in that house, but Father and Mother as soon as they heard I could read sent me priceless volumes. One I have still, a bound copy of 'Aunt Judy's Magazine' of the early seventies, in which appeared Mrs Ewing's 'Six to Sixteen'.

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1875 and 31 Dec 1877

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

Southsea
Hampshire
Lorne Lodge

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:

Rudyard Kipling

Age:

Child (0-17)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

30 Dec 1865

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Journalist Author

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

India Anglo-Indian

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Juliana Horatia Gatty Ewing

Title:

Six to Sixteen

Genre:

History, Children's Lit, Biography

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

Aunt Judy's Magazine - monthly for children 1866-1885 edited by Margaret Gatty and then by her daug

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

32301

Source:

Print

Author:

Rudyard Kipling

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Something of Myself Wordsworth Edition

Place of Publication:

Ware Hertfordshire

Date of Publication:

2008

Vol:

n/a

Page:

6

Additional Comments:

Autobiography written in 1935 and completed shortly before his death. Edited later by his wife.

Citation:

Rudyard Kipling, Something of Myself Wordsworth Edition, (Ware Hertfordshire, 2008), p. 6, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=32301, accessed: 22 July 2019


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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