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Record 25619

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'To bunk. Finished reading Aldington's brochure on Lawrence. A slight thing. Odds. Wrote home. Reading. Supper. Finished reading Book I of "Golden Treasury". Sisters and nurses here all very decent.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 21 May 1930
Country: Scotland
Time: afternoon
evening
Place: city: Edinburgh
specific address: Royal Scottish Nursing Home, 19 Drumsheugh Gardens
other location: hospital, in bed
   
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:William Soutar
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 28 Apr 1898
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: poet
Religion: atheist
Country of origin: Scotland
Country of experience: Scotland
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Aldington
Title: [brochure on Lawrence]
Genre: Unknown
Form of Text: Print: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 25619  
Source - Print  
  Author: William Soutar
  Editor: Alexander Scott
  Title: Diaries of a dying man
  Place of Publication: Edinburgh
  Date of Publication: 1954
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 21
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: William Soutar, Alexander Scott (ed.), Diaries of a dying man (Edinburgh, 1954), p. 21, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=25619, accessed: 23 April 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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