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Record 11592

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'I had started to write "poetry". I was reading masses of it in the Penny Poets, and I thought I would like to be a poet myself...'
Century: 1850-1899, 1900-1945
Date: unknown
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: St Helens
county: Lancashire
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:Joseph Stamper
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 14 Oct 1886
Socio-economic group: Labourer (non-agricultural)
Occupation: school boy, son of iron moulder
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: [Penny Poets]
Genre: Poetry, Reference / General works
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: Series Penny Poets - W.T. Stead?
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 11592  
Source - Print  
  Author: Joseph Stamper
  Editor: n/a
  Title: So long ago
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1960
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 189
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Joseph Stamper, So long ago (London, 1960), p. 189, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=11592, accessed: 18 September 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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