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Record Number: 34013


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

I have just started my “Dombey & Son” having at last reached a place where books are not very plentiful. But it is not long enough to last for many a day.

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

26 May 1918

Country:

France

Time

n/a

Place:

n/a

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:

Arthur Morris

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

24 Jan 1892

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Captain, 1/5 Battalion, Kings Own Royal Lancashire Regiment

Religion:

Church of England

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

France

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Charles Dickens

Title:

Dombey and Son

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

34013

Source - Manuscript:

Other

Information:

Letters by Arthur Harry Morris 1918-1920. All letters available online at mormedmat.blogspot.com

Additional Information:

Letter from Arthur Morris to his mother Alice Morris, née Edwards. Dated May 26th 1918. Letter written somewhere on the Western Front.

Citation:

Letters by Arthur Harry Morris 1918-1920. All letters available online at mormedmat.blogspot.com, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=34013, accessed: 24 September 2020


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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