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the experience of reading in Britain, from 1450 to 1945...

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Record Number: 10056


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Whereas Kay was always trying to read or knit when she sat down, Louise is doing nothing at all, and so can be quite undisturbed by the constant clawing of sticky hands round her knees.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1944 and 31 Dec 1944

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:

Kay

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Unknown/NA

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

n/a

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[unknown]

Title:

[unknown]

Genre:

Unknown

Form of Text:

Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

10056

Source - Manuscript:

Other

Author:

'Britain and Her Birthrate: A Report Prepared by Mass-Observation for the Advertising Service Guild' (London, 1945), p. 174, in Mass Observation Online (access to this site is restricted to purchasing institutions, please see http://www.amdigital.co.uk/collections/Mass-Observation-Online for details). http://www.massobservation.amdigital.co.uk,

Citation:

'Britain and Her Birthrate: A Report Prepared by Mass-Observation for the Advertising Service Guild' (London, 1945), p. 174, in Mass Observation Online (access to this site is restricted to purchasing institutions, please see http://www.amdigital.co.uk/collections/Mass-Observation-Online for details). http://www.massobservation.amdigital.co.uk, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=10056, accessed: 29 June 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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