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Record 11401

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'I had not heard of "Wind in the Willows" until I read it during the summer holiday of my seventeenth year!'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Jun 1931 and 30 Sep 1931
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Millom
   
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:Norman Nicholson
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 8 Jan 1914
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: son of tailor
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: Kenneth Grahame
Title: The Wind in the Willows
Genre: Fiction, Children's Lit
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: borrowed (other)

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 11401  
Source - Print  
  Author: Norman Nicholson
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Wednesday Early Closing
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1975
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 179
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Norman Nicholson, Wednesday Early Closing (London, 1975), p. 179, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=11401, accessed: 22 May 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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