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Record 10270

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'I read the headlines and the adverts. If any particular headline strikes me I follow it up. Particularly comment on parliamentary debates. I don't read racing or Sports - save for occasional boxing matches (i.e. big matches). Keep off divorce and sensational twaddle.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Jan 1942 and 30 Sep 1942
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: n/a
   
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: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Chemist / druggist
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: Daily Herald
Genre: Sport / Leisure, Ephemera, Reference / General works
Form of Text: Print: Advertisement, Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 10270  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: File Report 1420, September 1942, Report on the Daily Herald Readership, p. 71, 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 Report 1420, September 1942, Report on the Daily Herald Readership, p. 71, 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=10270, accessed: 21 September 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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