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Record Number: 28098


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'At a P.E.N. dinner I sat beside him, and questioned him about the "lighted door" in his novel "Guy and Pauline".'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1915 and 31 Mar 1939

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:

Vera Brittain

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

29 Dec 1893

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

n/a

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Compton Mackenzie

Title:

Guy and Pauline

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

1915

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

28098

Source:

Print

Author:

Vera Brittain

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Testament of Experience

Place of Publication:

Great Britain

Date of Publication:

1980

Vol:

n/a

Page:

195

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Vera Brittain, Testament of Experience, (Great Britain, 1980), p. 195, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=28098, accessed: 16 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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