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Record Number: 14135


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I have just read Gabouis ?Perfide Albion ? Entente Cordial?, quite good and informative ? this in English from the local library, and in French ?Les Anges Noirs? de Mauriac. Also Alexander Werth?s ?Before Munich? and a collection of the speeches of Daladier 1934 ? 1940, (these in English). At the moment I have ?Rond Point des Champs Elys?es? de Paul Maraud, and ?The French at Home? of Philip Carr.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1 Sep 1940 and 30 Sep 1940

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Birkenhead

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:

Winifred Agnes Moore

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

23 Feb 1877

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Teacher and Labour Councilor

Religion:

Quaker

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

nee Booth



Text Being Read:

Author:

Paul Maraud

Title:

Rond Point des Champs Elys?es

Genre:

Unknown

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

14135

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

Winifred Agnes Moore [nee Booth]

Title:

MS Letters from Winifred Moore, 1928-1941

Location:

private collection

Call No:

September 1940

Page/Folio:

n/a

Additional Information:

Letter to her son, Gerald Moore, dated September 1940.

Citation:

Winifred Agnes Moore [nee Booth], MS Letters from Winifred Moore, 1928-1941, private collection, September 1940, n/a, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=14135, accessed: 16 June 2024


Additional Comments:

This material copyright Shirley Gould Smith and Andrew Neill Vanson Moore.

   
   
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