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Record Number: 10259


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'"The Bride of Lammermoor" was one of the first books that Laura read with absorbed interest. She adored the Master of Ravenswood, his dark haughty beauty, his flowing cloak and his sword, his ruined castle, set high on its crag by the sea, and his faithful servant Caleb and the amusing shifts he made to conceal his master's poverty. She read and re-read "The Bride"'.

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:

Sir Walter Scott

Title:

The Bride of Lammermoor

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

10259

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:

337

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Flora Thompson, Lark Rise to Candleford (England, 1945), p. 337, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=10259, accessed: 22 January 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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