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Record Number: 10258


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Laura was lucky enough to be given a bound volume of "Good Words" - or was it "Home Words"? - in which the Queen's own journal, "Leaves From Her Majesty's Life in the Highlands", ran as a serial. She galloped through all these instalements immediately to pick out the places mentioned by her dear Sir Walter Scott. Afterwards the journal was re-read many times, as everything was re-read in that home of few books.'

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:

Queen Victoria

Title:

Leaves from Her Majesty's Life in the Highlands

Genre:

Autobiog / Diary

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

10258

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:

237

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Flora Thompson, Lark Rise to Candleford (England, 1945), p. 237, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=10258, accessed: 22 January 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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