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Record Number: 19782


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'The more I read of theology, Church History, apologetics, philosophy, scripture interpretation, the more hopelessly at sea I find myself. I feel on firm ground with Walter H[ylton] and Dame Julian [of Norwich] and in the prayers of the Church.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Until: 5 Aug 1944

Country:

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:

Antonia White

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

31 Mar 1899

Socio-Economic Group:

Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder

Occupation:

writer

Religion:

Catholic (having been lapsed and reverted)

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

christened Eirene Botting



Text Being Read:

Author:

[unknown]

Title:

[writings about religion, Church History, etc]

Genre:

Other religious, History, Philosophy

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

19782

Source:

Print

Author:

Antonia White

Editor:

Susan Chitty

Title:

Antonia White. Diaries 1926-1957

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1991

Vol:

I

Page:

181

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Antonia White, Susan Chitty (ed.), Antonia White. Diaries 1926-1957 (London, 1991), I, p. 181, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=19782, accessed: 30 June 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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