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Record 24917

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'A part reading from the Midsummer Night Dream was then given, nearly all the members present taking part - after that Mr and Mrs Morland read a selection from Macbeth'.
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 23 Jul 1896
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Reading
specific address: Lynwood, Redlands Rd
   
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:

Reading Group:XII Book Club members
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Unknown
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: n/a
Religion: Quaker or associated with the Friends
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: William Shakespeare
Title: Midsummer Night's Dream, A
Genre: Drama
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: n/a

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 24917  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Alfred Rawlings
  Title: XII Book Club Minute Book, Vol. 1 (1895-1915)
  Location: Private collection
  Call no: n/a
  Page/folio: 11

Citation: Alfred Rawlings, XII Book Club Minute Book, Vol. 1 (1895-1915) Private collection, p. n/a, p. 11, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=24917, accessed: 19 August 2019

Additional comments:

Material by kind permission of the XII Book Club. For further information and permission to quote this source, contact the Reading Experience Database (http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/contacts.php).

 

 

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