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Record 20319

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'I went into the grey monastic quad of the Bodleian, the Old School quad, and read the legend in gold above each doorway, Scola Mathematica, Schola Physica - the sovereign estates of the mind laid out as on a chart'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: From: 1 Oct 1939
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Oxford
specific address: Bodleian library
   
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:Ralph Glasser
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 3 Apr 1916
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: later economist
Religion: Jewish
Country of origin: England, of Lithuanian origins
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: [inscriptions at the Bodleian library]
Genre: Unknown
Form of Text: Manuscript: Graffito
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: read in situ

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 20319  
Source - Print  
  Author: Ralph Glasser
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Gorbals Boy at Oxford
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1988
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 11
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Ralph Glasser, Gorbals Boy at Oxford (London, 1988), p. 11, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=20319, accessed: 20 September 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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