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Record 10314

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'In future I hope that instead of saying as the fat boy in "Pickwick" does "I wants to make yer flesh creep," when I have a "liver" my letters will be particularly cheerful!'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Mar 1905 and 25 Apr 1905
Country: Mauritius
Time: n/a
Place: city: Curepipe
   
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:Donald William Alers Hankey
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth Dec 1884
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Army Subaltern
Religion: Church of England
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: Mauritius
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Charles Dickens
Title: The Pickwick Papers
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 10314  
Source - Print  
  Author: Donald William Alers Hankey
  Editor: Edward Miller
  Title: Letters of Donald Hankey "A Student in Arms"
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1920
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 40
  Additional comments: Letter dated Easter Tuesday, 1905.

Citation: Donald William Alers Hankey, Edward Miller (ed.), Letters of Donald Hankey "A Student in Arms" (London, 1920), p. 40, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=10314, accessed: 24 October 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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