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Record 22724

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Before that illumined moment of rich inspiration, Winifred had been experimenting with other kinds of writing, and studying such treasure-troves of style as the travel books of Sir Walter Raleigh and the prose works of Milton.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Oct 1919 and 31 Dec 1921
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Oxford
county: Oxfordshire
   
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:Winifred Holtby
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1898
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: writer
Religion: unknown
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: Walter Raleigh
Title: unknown
Genre: Geography / Travel
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 22724  
Source - Print  
  Author: Vera Brittain
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Testament of Friendship
  Place of Publication: Great Britain
  Date of Publication: 1980
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 96
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Vera Brittain, Testament of Friendship (Great Britain, 1980), p. 96, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=22724, accessed: 06 December 2019

Additional comments:

The quotation also refers to Milton's prose works. This quotation follows on immediately after the previous quotation on page 96.

 

 

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