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

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Author: Alcott
Title of text being read: Little Women

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 √ Century of ExperienceEvidenceName of Reader / Listener / Reading GroupAuthor of TextTitle of TextForm of Text
 
1900-1945'I could begin to read one of the books that had been given to me ... and lose myself in another world. [Followed by a list of the books enjoyed].'Eileen Lawrence Louisa May AlcottLittle Women
1900-1945'Mary Lakeman, a Cornish fisherman's daughter, confirmed what George Orwell had written in "Riding Down from Bangor": "Little Women", "Good Wives", "What Katy Did", "Avon...Mary Lakeman Louisa May AlcottLittle WomenPrint: Book
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1900-1945
'Constance Smedley's favourite childhood reading was ... Louisa May Alcott's Little Women (1868-9)'Constance Smedley Louisa May AlcottLittle WomenPrint: Book
1900-1945Elizabeth Segel, in "'As the Twig is Bent ...': Gender and Childhood Reading": " [Melvyn Bragg] became 'hooked' on Alcott after having picked up at a seaside bookshop ...Melvyn Bragg Louisa May AlcottLittle WomenPrint: Book
1900-1945'Meeting held at 22 Cintra Avenue 10.3.41 F. E. Pollard in the Chair.
1. The minutes of the last meeting were read and signed.
[...]
3. Violet Clou...
Mary S. Stansfield Louisa AlcottLittle Women Print: Book
1900-1945Either at school or at home I read all the classics considered necessary for children: 'Treasure Island', 'Kidnapped', 'Little Women', 'David Copperfield', 'Ivanhoe', 'Ro...Patricia Beer Louisa May AlcottLittle WomenPrint: Book
1900-1945[analysis of a female respondent in Arnold Freeman's 1918 Sheffield Survey] 'Munitions worker, age eighteen... Has read Seebohm Rowntree's "Poverty" and a basic economics...questionaire respondent Louisa May AlcottLittle WomenPrint: Book



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