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Record 10193

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Letter 292 7 October 1940 Referring to the Blitz on London: 'I see in to-day?s [New York] "Times" that you had a night of respite yesterday ? let?s hope you have lots more.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 7 Oct 1940
Country: United States
Time: n/a
Place: city: New York
   
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:Benjamin Britten
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 22 Nov 1913
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Composer
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: United States
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: [n/a]
Title: New York Times
Genre: Politics, Reference / General works
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: 7 October 1940
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 10193  
Source - Print  
  Author: Benjamin Britten et al
  Editor: Donald Mitchell
  Title: Letters from a Life: Selected Letters and Diaries of Benjamin Britten. Volume Two 1939-45
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1988
  Vol: 2
  Page: 867
  Additional comments: From letter to Ralph Hawkes Editors: Donald Mitchell and Philip Reed

Citation: Benjamin Britten et al, Donald Mitchell (ed.), Letters from a Life: Selected Letters and Diaries of Benjamin Britten. Volume Two 1939-45 (London, 1988), 2, p. 867, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=10193, accessed: 21 September 2019

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