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Record Number: 4355


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'[Helen Crawfurd] derived lessons in socialism and feminism from Carlyle, Shaw, Wells, Galsworthy, Arnold Bennett, Ibsen's Ghosts and A Doll's House, Dickens, Disraeli's Sybil, Mary Barton, Jude the Obscure, Tess of the d'Urbervilles, Under the Greenwood Tree, Tennyson's The Princess, Longfellow, Whitman, Burns, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, George Eliot, George Sand, the Brontes, Les Miserables and The Hunchback of Notre Dame'.

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

unknown

Country:

n/a

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:

Helen Crawfurd

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

1877

Socio-Economic Group:

Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder

Occupation:

Communist Party member and sufragette, minister's wife

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

Scotland

Country of Experience:

n/a

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Walt Whitman

Title:

n/a

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

4355

Source:

Print

Author:

Jonathan Rose

Editor:

n/a

Title:

The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes

Place of Publication:

New Haven

Date of Publication:

2001

Vol:

n/a

Page:

318

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Jonathan Rose, The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes, (New Haven, 2001), p. 318, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=4355, accessed: 06 April 2020


Additional Comments:

See Helen Crawfurd, TS autobiography - further reference not traceable in Rose notes.

   
   
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