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Record 3258

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
June Badeni on readings by 13-year-old Alice Thompson, as recorded in her notebook: 'She has been reading more of Scott and Dickens, is plunging through the novels of George Eliot... has sampled Bulwer Lytton, Thackeray, and Nathaniel Hawthorne.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1 Jan 1860 and 31 Dec 1860
Country: Italy
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:Alice Thompson
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 11 Oct 1847
Socio-economic group: Unknown/NA
Occupation: child
Religion: Church of England
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: Italy
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: William Makepeace Thackeray
Title: novels
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 3258  
Source - Print  
  Author: June Badeni
  Editor: n/a
  Title: The Slender Tree: A Life of Alice Meynell
  Place of Publication: Padstow
  Date of Publication: 1981
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 18
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: June Badeni, The Slender Tree: A Life of Alice Meynell (Padstow, 1981), p. 18, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=3258, accessed: 22 May 2019

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