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Record Number: 34138


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Colonel Enderby's Wife'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Between 1 Aug 1891 and 31 Aug 1891

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

Hartest
Suffolk
Stowe Hill

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:

Sarah Good

Age:

Unknown

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Servant

Occupation:

Governess

Religion:

Unknown

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Lucas Malet

Title:

Colonel Enderby's Wife

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

34138

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

Sarah Good

Title:

The Diary of Sarah Good

Location:

Suffolk Record Office, Bury St Edmunds

Call No:

HD1707/1

Page/Folio:

n/a

Additional Information:

A list of books read by Sarah good between 1891 and 1894 (inclusive), written in the front of her diary. The list includes title, author, and in many cases, dates and remarks.

Citation:

Sarah Good, The Diary of Sarah Good, Suffolk Record Office, Bury St Edmunds, HD1707/1, n/a, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=34138, accessed: 14 June 2024


Additional Comments:

Lucas Malet is the pseudonym of Mary St Leger Kingsley.

   
   
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