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Record 26906

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'The evening was given over to the consideration of Thackeray. A paper by J.J. Cooper was read by Miss Marriage followed by readings from his works Charles E. Stansfield from Pendennis Charles I. Evans from Newcomes Mrs W.H. Smith from Vanity Fair H.M Wallis from Roundabout Papers H.R. Smith from Esmond'.
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 23 Mar 1915
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Reading
specific address: Hillsboro'
   
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:Charles Evans
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1870
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 XII Book Club
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: William Makepeace Thackeray
Title: Newcomes, The
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: reading group

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 26906  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Ernest Unwin
  Title: XII Book Club Minute Book, Vol. 1 (1895-1915)
  Location: Private collection
  Call no: n/a
  Page/folio: 162

Citation: Ernest Unwin, XII Book Club Minute Book, Vol. 1 (1895-1915) Private collection, p. n/a, p. 162, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=26906, accessed: 24 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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