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Record 4609

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'... Vera Brittain, attending her aunt's school in Surrey shortly before the First World War, glossed her [the aunt's] practice of allowing them to read extracts [ie cuttings] from newspapers [The Times and the Observer] ...'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Jan 1914 and 14 Jun 1914
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: county: Surrey
   
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:

Reading Group:Female pupils at Surrey school
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Female
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Unknown/NA
Occupation: n/a
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: anon
Title: The Times (extracts)
Genre: Reference / General works
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 4609  
Source - Print  
  Author: Kate Flint
  Editor: n/a
  Title: The Woman Reader 1837-1914
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1993
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 129
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Kate Flint, The Woman Reader 1837-1914 (Oxford, 1993), p. 129, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=4609, accessed: 21 April 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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