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Record 5488

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
H. J. Jackson discusses Rupert Brooke's pencilled notes, "clearly made out on a single reading," in copy of Raymond Macdonald Alden, Introduction to Poetry for Students of English Literature (1909); notes that Brooke acquired the book when aged twenty-one.
Century: 1900-1945
Date: unknown
Country: England
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:Rupert Brooke
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 3 08 1887
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Poet
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Raymond Macdonald Alden
Title: Introduction to Poetry for Students of English Literature
Genre: Essays / Criticism, Poetry, Textbook / self-education
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1909, London: G. Bell & Sons.
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 5488  
Source - Print  
  Author: H. J. Jackson
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Marginalia: Readers Writing in Books
  Place of Publication: New Haven
  Date of Publication: 2001
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 112-20
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: H. J. Jackson, Marginalia: Readers Writing in Books (New Haven, 2001), p. 112-20, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=5488, accessed: 23 July 2019

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