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1450-1945

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Record 10017

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'A man is playing the piano briskly; on music stand is a newspaper, open at the sports page, which he is reading. A hunchback, brown suit, bow tie, sings songs about love.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Jan 1940 and 31 Dec 1942
Country: England
Time: afternoon: 3.30
Place: other location: public house
   
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: anon
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Unknown/NA
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: Reader is a landlord

 

Text Being Read:

Author: [n/a]
Title: [newspaper]
Genre: Sport / Leisure
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 10017  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: 'The Pub and the People: A Worktown Study by Mass-Observation' (London,1943), p. 118, in Mass Observation Online (access to this site is restricted to purchasing institutions, please see http://www.amdigital.co.uk/collections/Mass-Observation-Online for details). http://www.massobservation.amdigital.co.uk,

Citation: 'The Pub and the People: A Worktown Study by Mass-Observation' (London,1943), p. 118, in Mass Observation Online (access to this site is restricted to purchasing institutions, please see http://www.amdigital.co.uk/collections/Mass-Observation-Online for details). http://www.massobservation.amdigital.co.uk, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=10017, accessed: 19 September 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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