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Record 25089

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'The programme on the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayham [sic] was as follows. Reading of the poem by Mrs Edminson and Mrs Rawlings Paper on the life of the poet by Mrs Smith Song from Omar by Mr Goadby Paper on Fitzgerald's Life and Omar's Philosophy by C.E. Stansfield Notes on Legalliennes Rhubaiyat [sic] by A Rawlings.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 5 Dec 1898
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Reading
specific address: 58 London St
   
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:Elizabeth Edminson
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1857
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)
Members of the XII Book Club
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author:
Title: Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: BookManuscript: Unknown
Publication details: Edward Fitzgerald's translation
Provenance: reading group

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 25089  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Alfred Rawlings
  Title: XII Book Club Minute Book, Vol. 1 (1895-1915)
  Location: Private collection
  Call no: n/a
  Page/folio: 30

Citation: Alfred Rawlings, XII Book Club Minute Book, Vol. 1 (1895-1915) Private collection, p. n/a, p. 30, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=25089, accessed: 19 October 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). Date of birth is ?

 

 

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