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Record Number: 34019


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

In the evenings before patience time M. works while I read “Sketches from Boz” to her. Quite a Darby & Joan affair.

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

9 Nov 1919

Country:

Belgium

Time

evening

Place:

city: Tournai
county: Hainaut
specific address: 10 Rue Cottrel
location in dwelling: private room

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. Medical Officer attached to the 5th army

Religion:

Church of England

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

Belgium

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Charles Dickens

Title:

Sketches by 'Boz'

Genre:

Classics, Fiction, Essays / Criticism, Short Stories

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

34019

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 November 9th 1919.

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=34019, accessed: 21 February 2020


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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