Switch to English Switch to French

The Open University  |   Study at the OU  |   About the OU  |   Research at the OU  |   Search the OU

Listen to this page  |   Accessibility

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

Reading Experience Database UK Historical image of readers
  RED International Logo

RED Australia logo


RED Canada logo
RED Netherlands logo
RED New Zealand logo

Record Number: 14127


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'One must know Hemingway if one is to understand post war writing. I read too ?The Open Secret?. Oliver Onions was a great favourite of mine once. He was a past master of the topical novel.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1 Sep 1935 and 30 Sep 1935

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Birkenhead

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:

Winifred Agnes Moore

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

23 Feb 1877

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Teacher and Labour Councilor

Religion:

Quaker

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

nee Booth



Text Being Read:

Author:

Oliver Onions

Title:

The Open Secret

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

14127

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

Winifred Agnes Moore [nee Booth]

Title:

MS Letters from Winifred Moore, 1928-1941

Location:

private collection

Call No:

September 1935

Page/Folio:

n/a

Citation:

Winifred Agnes Moore [nee Booth], MS Letters from Winifred Moore, 1928-1941 private collection, p. September 1935, p. n/a, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=14127, accessed: 08 August 2022


Additional Comments:

This material copyright Shirley Gould Smith and Andrew Neill Vanson Moore.

   
   
Green Turtle Web Design