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Record 18320

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'I sat in my rickety camp chair which had been artfully and ingeniously repaired by [Sherpa] Wangdi to prevent it falling to pieces, and read Shakespeare's sonnets.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 28 Jun 1937 and 2 Jul 1937
Country: India
Time: evening
Place: other location: camp in Bhyundar Valley Garwhal Himalaya
   
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:Frank Smythe
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 6 Jul 1900
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: mountaineer, writer, photographer
Religion: unknown
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: India
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: William Shakespeare
Title: Sonnets
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 18320  
Source - Print  
  Author: Frank Smythe
  Editor: n/a
  Title: The Valley of Flowers: in The Six Alpine/Himalayan Climbing Books
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 2000 (1938)
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 708
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Frank Smythe, The Valley of Flowers: in The Six Alpine/Himalayan Climbing Books (London, 2000 (1938)), p. 708, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=18320, accessed: 22 May 2019

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