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

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Record Number: 10245


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'In her spare time she was a great reader of novelettes and out of her four shillings subscribed to "Bow Bells" and the "Family Herald". Once when Laura, coming home from school, happened to overtake her, she enlivened the rest of the journey with the synopsis of a serial she was reading, called "His Ice Queen"'.

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

unknown

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Juniper Hill
county: Oxfordshire

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:

Flora Thompson

Age:

Child (0-17)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

5 Dec 1876

Socio-Economic Group:

Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder

Occupation:

Daughter of stonemason

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:

His Ice Queen

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

10245

Source:

Print

Author:

Flora Thompson

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Lark Rise to Candleford

Place of Publication:

England

Date of Publication:

1945

Vol:

n/a

Page:

47

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Flora Thompson, Lark Rise to Candleford (England, 1945), p. 47, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=10245, accessed: 26 January 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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