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

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Record Number: 10159


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I read them every Sunday, many a time it's been true, but they don't give you so much bad news. When it was my birthday they said I should get a surprise. I got one. It was a good 'un, mister. No, I'm not telling you what it was, that's my business.'

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:

anon

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

1901

Socio-Economic Group:

Unknown/NA

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

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:

[horoscopes]

Genre:

Astrology / alchemy / occult

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper, Serial / periodical

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

10159

Source - Manuscript:

Other

Author:

'Britain by Mass-Observation' (Harmondsworth, 1939), p. 22, 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 by Mass-Observation' (Harmondsworth, 1939), p. 22, 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=10159, accessed: 04 July 2022


Additional Comments:

Report states reader is 38 years old

   
   
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