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Record 2721

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Rose... remembers her father reading to them - Dickens, Scott, Robinson Crusoe, Shakespeare, Jane Austen, Meredith, Tom Jones, The Three Musketeers, Don Quixote, and, curiously, The Origin of Species'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1 Jan 1887 and 31 Dec 1894
Country: Italy
Time: n/a
Place: city: village of Varazze
   
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:George Macaulay
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1852
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: academic
Religion: Anglican
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: Italy
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
his children
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Miguel de Cervantes
Title: Don Quixote
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 2721  
Source - Print  
  Author: Alice Crawford
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Paradise Pursued: The Novels of Rose Macaulay
  Place of Publication: Madison
  Date of Publication: 1995
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 159
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Alice Crawford, Paradise Pursued: The Novels of Rose Macaulay (Madison, 1995), p. 159, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=2721, accessed: 26 May 2019

Additional comments:

See Rose Macaulay, 'The Free Run of the Shelves' in New Statesman and Nation, 4. Dec. 1948, p.487

 

 

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