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Record Number: 18772


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'The only above-board children's stories for grown-ups, she thought, were detective stories, and those she read for pure pleasure all her life'.

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 7 Jun 1906 and 22 Feb 1973

Country:

Ireland and England

Time

n/a

Place:

n/a

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:

Elizabeth Bowen

Age:

Unknown

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

7 Jun 1899

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

writer

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

Anglican

Country of Experience:

Ireland and England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[unknown]

Title:

[detective stories]

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

18772

Source:

Print

Author:

Victoria Glendinning

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Elizabeth Bowen: Portrait of a Writer

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1977

Vol:

n/a

Page:

32-3

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Victoria Glendinning, Elizabeth Bowen: Portrait of a Writer (London, 1977), p. 32-3, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=18772, accessed: 05 July 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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