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Record 6099

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'There were some problems which I never solved in all my youth. For instance, there was Gloucester's Natural Son in King Lear. For if bad Edmund was a Natural Son, presumably Good Edgar must have been an Un-natural son; and what on earth could that be?'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: unknown
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Cambridge
   
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:Gwen Raverat
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1885
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: don's daughter
Religion: unknown
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: William Shakespeare
Title: King Lear
Genre: Drama
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 6099  
Source - Print  
  Author: Gwen Raverat
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Period Piece
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1952
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 112
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Gwen Raverat, Period Piece (London, 1952), p. 112, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=6099, accessed: 22 May 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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