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Record 27656

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'De Quincey was the subject before the paper & number of extracts [sic] & two papers, one read by Mrs Rawlings & one by Miss Cole, gave a very interesting introduction to De Quincey & his literary work. The contributions were as follows. Mrs Rawlings. Paper on De Quincey prepared by Miss Cole Miss Wallis Reading from Suspiria De Profundis Miss Cole Paper with an account of his episode with Ann his protectress E.E. Unwin Reading from Recollections of Charles Lamb Miss Marriage [ditto] Confessions of an Opium Eater Miss Bowman Smith & Mrs Reynolds also gave reading [sic] Mrs Robson contributed a song.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 12 May 1922
Country: England
Time: evening
Place: city: Reading
specific address: 'Broomfield'
   
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:Florence Reynolds
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1864
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: Thomas de Quincey
Title: n/a
Genre: Essays / Criticism, Autobiog / Diary, fantasy
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: reading group

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 27656  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Ernest E Unwin
  Title: XII Book Club Minute Book, Vol. 2 (1915-31)
  Location: private collection
  Call no: n/a
  Page/folio: 102-3

Citation: Ernest E Unwin, XII Book Club Minute Book, Vol. 2 (1915-31)  private collection, p. n/a, p. 102-3, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=27656, accessed: 09 December 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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