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Record 12698

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'I often found peace in the pages of Ecclesiastes or Isaiah, or in the writings of men whom Barry has described as the heralds of revolt - John Inglesant, George Eliot, Carlyle, Heine, Loti, Nietzsche, etc. But in time even literature palls.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Jan 1913 and 31 Dec 1913
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Oxford
specific address: Oxford Gaol
other location: in his prison cell
   
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:Stuart Wood [pseud?]
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 27 Feb 1885
Socio-economic group: Labourer (non-agricultural)
Occupation: son of master craftsman, habitual criminal
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: Bible
Genre: Bible
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: borrowed (institution library)
prison library

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 12698  
Source - Print  
  Author: Stuart Wood
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Shades of the prison house: A personal memoir
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1932
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 244
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Stuart Wood, Shades of the prison house: A personal memoir (London, 1932), p. 244, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=12698, accessed: 19 September 2019

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