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Record Number: 10261


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

''A grand old book, "The Pilgrim's Progress"! But I've something here you'll like better. "Cranford". Ever heard of it Laura? No, I thought not. Well you've got a treat in store.' They sampled "Cranford" that afternoon.'

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:

Elizabeth Gaskell

Title:

Cranford

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

10261

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:

359

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Flora Thompson, Lark Rise to Candleford (England, 1945), p. 359, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=10261, accessed: 08 August 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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