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Record 3260

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Noted by 17-year-old Alice Thompson in her diary: 'I have been reading Fatima and I don't quite think I know what love is.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1 Jan 1864 and 31 Dec 1865
Country: England (Isle of Wight)
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: England (Isle of Wight)
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: unknown
Title: Fatima
Genre: Fiction, Unknown
Form of Text: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 3260  
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: 25
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: June Badeni, The Slender Tree: A Life of Alice Meynell (Padstow, 1981), p. 25, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=3260, accessed: 16 July 2019

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