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Record Number: 33273


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Read "A Christmas Carol" to the Babs, and Evie finished it to him.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

2 May 1920

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Walton-on-Thames

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:

Verena Pennefather

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

6 Aug 1885

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

Housewife

Religion:

Christian

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:

A Christmas Carol

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

33273

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

Verena Pennefather

Title:

Diary of Verena Vera Penefather

Location:

Bishopsgate Institute

Call No:

GDP/51

Page/Folio:

Vol. 10 (1920)

Additional Information:

n/a

Citation:

Verena Pennefather, Diary of Verena Vera Penefather, Bishopsgate Institute, GDP/51, Vol. 10 (1920), http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=33273, accessed: 24 September 2020


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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