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Record 26160

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'A short programme of selections from American authors had been arranged but time only sufficed for the reading of The Meeting by Whittier the rendering of which by Mrs Edminson was much appreciated'.
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 29 Oct 1902
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Reading
specific address: 'Grove House'
   
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: John Greenleaf Whittier
Title: Meeting, The
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: reading group

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 26160  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Alfred Rawlings
  Title: XII Book Club Minute Book, Vol. 1 (1895-1915)
  Location: Private Collection
  Call no: n/a
  Page/folio: 74-5

Citation: Alfred Rawlings, XII Book Club Minute Book, Vol. 1 (1895-1915) Private Collection, p. n/a, p. 74-5, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=26160, accessed: 21 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). The shortness of time was caused by a serious debate on the way the club was conducted, and discussion of possible changes.

 

 

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