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Record 4737

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
"Prior to ... [her] marriage [in 1911], [Marie Stopes's] only sexual knowledge came from reading Browning, Swinburne, and -- ignoring her mother's advice -- Shakespeare's sonnets and 'Venus and Adonis', with the addition of novels, and ... Edward Carpenter's Love's Coming of Age."
Century: 1850-1899, 1900-1945
Date: unknown
Country: n/a
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:Marie Stopes
Age Unknown
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1880
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: Scotland
Country of experience: n/a
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: William Shakespeare
Title: Venus and Adonis
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 4737  
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: 214-15
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Kate Flint, The Woman Reader 1837-1914 (Oxford, 1993), p. 214-15, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=4737, accessed: 20 July 2019

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