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Record Number: 33435


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Have just finished some recollections of Kipling called Something of Myself. I am horrified at his sufferings as a child. When not with the Burne-Jones family he was boarded out with some terrible people . . .and he never complained.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

13 Feb 1941

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: London
county: Middlesex
specific address: 56 Ladbroke Road

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:

Vere Hodgson

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

1 Jan 1901

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Social worker

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:

Rudyard Kipling

Title:

Something of Myself for My Friends Known and Unknown

Genre:

Autobiog / Diary

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

London: Macmillan, 1937

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

33435

Source:

Print

Author:

Vere Hodgson

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Few Eggs and No Oranges: A Diary Showing How Unimportant People in London and Birmingham Lived through the War Years, 1940-45, Written in the Notting Hill Area of London

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1999

Vol:

n/a

Page:

123

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Vere Hodgson, Few Eggs and No Oranges: A Diary Showing How Unimportant People in London and Birmingham Lived through the War Years, 1940-45, Written in the Notting Hill Area of London, (London, 1999), p. 123, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=33435, accessed: 23 January 2020


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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