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1450-1945

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Record 12339

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Friday, 2nd April, Walking over the Walton Hall Housing Estate. The spread of the city goes on apace. I find myself hoping that someday the grass will grow again over the site of so much ugliness. Talking of ugliness, nothing adds so much to its horror as monotony. Here are embryo slums, unless trees and gardens save them. Read ? ?The life of Nelson? (Southey)'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 2 Apr 1926
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Liverpool
   
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:Gerald Moore
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 16 Jun 1903
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Coffee then Cocoa broker, working for Unilever - United Africa Company
Religion: none
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: Robert Southey
Title: Life of Nelson
Genre: Biography
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 12339  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Gerald Moore
  Title: MS Diary 1926
  Location: Private Collection
  Call no: MS Diary 1926
  Page/folio: n/a

Citation: Gerald Moore, MS Diary 1926 Private Collection, p. MS Diary 1926, p. n/a, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=12339, accessed: 23 May 2019

Additional comments:

This material Copyright Andrew Neill Vanson Moore, and Shirley Frances Gould-Smith.

 

 

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