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Record 26343

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Mrs Edminson & C. E. Stansfield also read from the Canterbury Tales - The Prioress' Tale & the Rhyme of Sir Topas (Fit i) [i.e. Section 1] respectively'.
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 11 May 1905
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Reading
specific address: Ashton Lodge
   
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: Geoffrey Chaucer
Title: Prioress' Tale
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: reading group

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 26343  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Alfred Rawlings
  Title: XII Book Club Minute Book, Vol. 1 (1895-1915)
  Location: Private collection
  Call no: n/a
  Page/folio: 96

Citation: Alfred Rawlings, XII Book Club Minute Book, Vol. 1 (1895-1915)  Private collection, p. n/a, p. 96, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=26343, accessed: 23 May 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). Earlier in the evening Mr Edminson gave a talk with slides of a Chaucer MS - not exactly a reading experience, but interesting.

 

 

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