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

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Record Number: 32616


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I could begin to read one of the books that had been given me ... and lose myself in another world. [Followed by a list of books read]'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Wallington
county: Surrey
specific address: The Myrtles, Park Lane

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:

Eileen Lawrence

Age:

Child (0-17)

Gender:

n/a

Date of Birth:

7 Jul 1912

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

Church of England

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:

Jean Webster

Title:

Daddy-Long-Legs

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

32616

Source:

Print

Author:

Eileen Whiteing

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Anyone for tennis?

Place of Publication:

Sutton

Date of Publication:

1979

Vol:

n/a

Page:

54

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Eileen Whiteing, Anyone for tennis?, (Sutton, 1979), p. 54, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=32616, accessed: 13 November 2019


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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