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

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Record Number: 3831


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Jinne Moore was awfully good at elocution. Was she better than I? I could make the girls cry when I read Dickens in the sewing class, and she couldn't.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1 Sep 1892 and 1 Oct 1906

Country:

New Zealand

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:

Katherine Mansfield

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

14 Oct 1888

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Novelist and Critic

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

New Zealand

Country of Experience:

New Zealand

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

The other members of Katherine Beauchamp's sewing class.


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Charles Dickens

Title:

n/a

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

3831

Source:

Print

Author:

Katherine Mansfield

Editor:

J Middleton Murry

Title:

Journal of Katherine Mansfield

Place of Publication:

Hamburg Paris Bologna

Date of Publication:

1935

Vol:

n/a

Page:

77

Additional Comments:

diary entry dated March 1916

Citation:

Katherine Mansfield, J Middleton Murry (ed.), Journal of Katherine Mansfield, (Hamburg Paris Bologna, 1935), p. 77, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=3831, accessed: 25 February 2020


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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