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Record 4629

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'[In The Saturday Review, 19 November 1904], "A Mother" records the books consumed since July by her sixteen-year-old daughter ... [who is] on the point of going in for the "Senior Cambridge" ... : "Old Mortality", "The Farringdons", "By Mutual Consent" (L. T. Meade), "To Call Her Mine", "Kathrine Regina", and "Self or Bearer" (Besant); "Christmas Carol", "The Cricket on the Hearth", "Hypatia", "Concerning Isabel Carnaby", "The Virginians", "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer", "The Head of the House" (E. Everett-Green), "A Double Thread", "The Heir-Presumptive and the Heir-Apparent", "Sesame and Lilies", "A Tale of Two Cities".'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Jul 1904 and 19 Nov 1904
Country: Great Britain
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:

Age Child (0-17)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1888
Socio-economic group: Unknown/NA
Occupation: School pupil
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: Great Britain
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: John Ruskin
Title: Sesame and Lilies
Genre: Essays / Criticism, Conduct books
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 4629  
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: 158
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Kate Flint, The Woman Reader 1837-1914 (Oxford, 1993), p. 158, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=4629, accessed: 24 August 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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