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Record 10224

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'I spend some time reading the papers, morning and evening editions, roughly about 14 hours a week, about two hours each day ... I expect I'm too tired of an evening to settle down to books, - I like the newspaper better, there's bite of everything in it.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Jan 1944 and 31 Dec 1944
Country: England
Time: evening
Place: location in dwelling: at home
   
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 Female
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Unknown/NA
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: [n/a]
Title: [Newspapers]
Genre: Reference / General works
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: morning and evening editions
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 10224  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: File 2018, February 1944, Books and the Public, Notes major report on reading habits for the National Book Council, p. 26, 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: File 2018, February 1944, Books and the Public, Notes major report on reading habits for the National Book Council, p. 26, 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=10224, accessed: 19 September 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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