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Record 6308

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
[L.M. Montgomery] 'read a great deal; she mentions fifty different authors in her journal which covers the years 1910 to 1921. Titles range from Gibbon's "Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire" to Beatrix Potter's "Peter Rabbit" and Thackeray's "Vanity Fair". She also read many female writers, such as George Eliot, Charlotte Bronte, Edith Wharton and Olive Schreiner'.
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1910 and 1921
Country: Canada
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:Lucy Maud Montgomery
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 30 Nov 1874
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: teacher and writer
Religion: Christian, Protestant
Country of origin: Canada
Country of experience: Canada
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: William Makepeace Thackeray
Title: Vanity Fair
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 6308  
Source - Print  
  Author: Gabriella Ahmansson
  Editor: n/a
  Title: A Life and Its Mirrors. A Feminist Reading of L.M. Montgomery's Fiction
  Place of Publication: Uppsala
  Date of Publication: 1991
  Vol: 1
  Page: 27
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Gabriella Ahmansson, A Life and Its Mirrors. A Feminist Reading of L.M. Montgomery's Fiction (Uppsala, 1991), 1, p. 27, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=6308, accessed: 27 May 2019

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