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Record Number: 11400


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'[Bernard] Shaw the buffoon, the joker, the iconoclast, appeared day by day in every newspaper like a living comic strip. "That jackass", my father would umph, half-teasingly, as he read the latest outrageous saying in the "Daily Mail".'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1929 and 31 Dec 1930

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Millom
specific address: St George's Terrace
location in dwelling: home

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:

Nicholson

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder

Occupation:

tailor

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

father of Norman Nicholson



Text Being Read:

Author:

[n/a]

Title:

Daily Mail

Genre:

Drama, Reference / General works

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

11400

Source:

Print

Author:

Norman Nicholson

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Wednesday Early Closing

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1975

Vol:

n/a

Page:

175

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Norman Nicholson, Wednesday Early Closing (London, 1975), p. 175, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=11400, accessed: 06 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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