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Record 11525

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'My mother used to read the novels of Miss Braddon and Mrs Henry Wood, and those in a series called "The Family Story Teller", that she got from the public library. My father got her "East Lynne" through a pub Literary Society, she read it over and over again. I read it when I was about nine. Heavens, the tears I gulped back over the death of Little Willie!'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: unknown
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: St Helens
county: Lancashire
   
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:Polly Stamper
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Labourer (non-agricultural)
Occupation: wife of ironmoulder
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: mother of Joseph Stamper

 

Text Being Read:

Author: [n/a]
Title: The Family Storyteller
Genre: Fiction, Ephemera
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: borrowed (public library)

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 11525  
Source - Print  
  Author: Joseph Stamper
  Editor: n/a
  Title: So long ago
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1960
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 42
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Joseph Stamper, So long ago (London, 1960), p. 42, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=11525, accessed: 16 September 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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