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Record 3350

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
[analysis of a female respondent in Arnold Freeman's 1918 Sheffield Survey] 'Cutlery worker, age seventy-two...Fond of Longfellow, Stevenson, Ruskin, William Morris and Charles Dickens'
Century: 1850-1899, 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Jan 1846 and 31 Dec 1918
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Sheffield
   
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:questionaire respondent
Age Unknown
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1846
Socio-economic group: Labourer (non-agricultural)
Occupation: cutlery worker
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: John Ruskin
Title: [unknown]
Genre: Fiction, Essays / Criticism, Social Science, Arts / architecture
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 3350  
Source - Print  
  Author: Jonathan Rose
  Editor: n/a
  Title: The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes
  Place of Publication: New Haven
  Date of Publication: 2001
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 192
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Jonathan Rose, The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes (New Haven, 2001), p. 192, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=3350, accessed: 25 August 2019

Additional comments:

See [Arnold Freeman]'The Equipment of the Workers' (London, 1919)

 

 

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