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

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Record Number: 33682


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Somebody sent me a little book called "Aunt Sarah and the War" the other day. Many thanks and jolly goodówhoever it was! Send me the "Times" every now and againówill you?'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 10 Jun 1915 and 14 Jun 1915

Country:

Belgium

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Ypres

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:

Arthur Oscar Hornung

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

24 Mar 1895

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Second Lieutenant, Essex Regiment

Religion:

Church of England

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

Belgium

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Wilfrid Meynell

Title:

Aunt Sarah and the War

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

33682

Source:

Print

Author:

Arthur Oscar Hornung

Editor:

E. W. Hornung

Title:

'Trusty and Well Beloved': The Little Record of Arthur Oscar Hornung

Place of Publication:

Colchester

Date of Publication:

1915

Vol:

n/a

Page:

33

Additional Comments:

letter to parents, 14 June 1915

Citation:

Arthur Oscar Hornung, E. W. Hornung (ed.), 'Trusty and Well Beloved': The Little Record of Arthur Oscar Hornung, (Colchester, 1915), p. 33, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=33682, accessed: 25 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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