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

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Record Number: 18853


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'the short stories she did know, from Downe days, were Richard Middleton's colection "The Ghost Ship" and E.M. Forster's "The Celestial Omnibus".'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1914 and 31 Dec 1917

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Orpington
county: Kent
specific address: Downe House School

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:

Elizabeth Bowen

Age:

Child (0-17)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

7 Jun 1899

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

writer

Religion:

Anglican

Country of Origin:

Ireland

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Richard Middleton

Title:

Ghost Ship, The

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

read in situ
read at school


Source Information:

Record ID:

18853

Source:

Print

Author:

Victoria Glendinning

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Elizabeth Bowen: Portrait of a Writer

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1977

Vol:

n/a

Page:

42

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Victoria Glendinning, Elizabeth Bowen: Portrait of a Writer, (London, 1977), p. 42, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=18853, accessed: 17 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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