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Record 4822

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
"Enid Starkie claimed that reading Francis Thompson's 'The Hound of Heaven' when she was ten made her feel as though she had been taken hold of and mastered, and determined that she should be a nun when she grew up."
Century:
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:Enid Starkie
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Female
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
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: Francis Thompson
Title: The Hound of Heaven
Genre: Other religious, Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 4822  
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: 220-21
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Kate Flint, The Woman Reader: 1837-1914 (Oxford, 1993), p. 220-21, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=4822, accessed: 22 August 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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