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Record 7108

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'As it was very hot I decided to pretend I had finished HSC [Higher School Certificate], and read Joad's book on Post War World, while drying my hair in the garden.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 14 Jul 1945
Country: England
Time: afternoon
Place: specific address: Casterton School, near Kirkby Lonsdale
other location: garden
   
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:Hilary Spalding
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 4 Sep 1927
Socio-economic group: Clergy (includes all denominations)
Occupation: daughter of clergyman, later schoolmistress and Head of English
Religion: Church of England
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: Mrs Hilary Adams after marriage

 

Text Being Read:

Author: C.E.M. Joad
Title: Adventures of a Young Soldier in Search of a Better World
Genre: Fiction, History
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 7108  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Hilary Spalding
  Title: MS Diary 1945
  Location: Private collection of Mrs Hilary Adams
  Call no: n/a
  Page/folio: n/a

Citation: Hilary Spalding, MS Diary 1945 Private collection of Mrs Hilary Adams, p. n/a, p. n/a, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=7108, accessed: 14 November 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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