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Record 3150

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
On readers of William Robertson Nicoll's British Weekly: " ... [a] Lancashire man ... started reading the British Weekly as a newspaper boy, which 'gave me the taste for forming my own library ...'"
Century: 1850-1899
Date: unknown
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: n/a
   
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:[a Lancashire man] anon
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Unknown/NA
Occupation: Newspaper boy
Religion: unknown
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author:
Title: The British Weekly
Genre: Fiction, Essays / Criticism, Biography, Miscellany / Anthology
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: First appeared 1886.
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 3150  
Source - Print  
  Author: Philp Waller
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Writers, Readers, and Reputations: Literary Life in Britain 1870-1918
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 2006
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 113
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Philp Waller, Writers, Readers, and Reputations: Literary Life in Britain 1870-1918 (Oxford, 2006), p. 113, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=3150, accessed: 13 November 2018

Additional comments:

Quotation from T. H. Darlow, William Robertson Nicoll: Life and Letters (1925) 425-6.

 

 

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