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Record Number: 9918


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'The only poetry we had read were short poems in the local paper, which my mother called "verse". But I knew it meant reading matter, so I said quickly: "Yes, we like it."'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Between 11 Feb 1872 and 31 Dec 1885

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Hope Woodlands
county: Derbyshire
specific address: Alport Farm

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:

Hannah Mitchell

Age:

Child (0-17)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

11 Feb 1871

Socio-Economic Group:

Labourer (agricultural)

Occupation:

daughter of farm labourer, later suffragette

Religion:

n/a

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:

[unknown-probably various contributors]

Title:

[poems in newspaper]

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

9918

Source:

Print

Author:

Hannah Mitchell

Editor:

Geoffrey Mitchell

Title:

The Hard Way Up

Place of Publication:

England

Date of Publication:

1968

Vol:

n/a

Page:

51

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Hannah Mitchell, Geoffrey Mitchell (ed.), The Hard Way Up, (England, 1968), p. 51, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=9918, accessed: 20 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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