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Record 3266

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
How the young Alice Meynell gained her family's support for her writing: ' ... [in c. 1867 Alice Thompson] had shown ... [her poems] to an American friend of the family, who had read them to Mr Thompson [her father] ...'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1 Jan 1867 and 31 Dec 1867
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:

Listener:Thomas Thompson
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Unknown/NA
Occupation: unknown
Religion: Christian
Country of origin: Jamaica
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Alice Thompson
Title: unknown poems
Genre: Essays / Criticism, Poetry
Form of Text: Manuscript: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 3266  
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: 35
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: June Badeni, The Slender Tree: A Life of Alice Meynell (Padstow, 1981), p. 35, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=3266, accessed: 26 May 2019

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