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Record Number: 20158


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'behind my back, E.J. is reading H.G.'s [underlined] Outline of History [end underlining] & making riotous comments on Amenhotep IV who she declares is a lidie with two heads'.

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

14 Mar 1923

Country:

France

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat

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:

Esther Julia Ford

Age:

Child (0-17)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

29 Nov 1920

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

daughter of artist and writer

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

France

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

later Julia Madox Lowe



Text Being Read:

Author:

Herbert George Wells

Title:

Outline of History, The

Genre:

History

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

read in situ
her father's copy


Source Information:

Record ID:

20158

Source:

Print

Author:

Ford Madox Ford

Editor:

Sondra J. Stang

Title:

Correspondence of Ford Madox Ford and Stella Bowen, The

Place of Publication:

Bloomington

Date of Publication:

1993

Vol:

n/a

Page:

188

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Ford Madox Ford, Sondra J. Stang (ed.), Correspondence of Ford Madox Ford and Stella Bowen, The (Bloomington, 1993), p. 188, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=20158, accessed: 01 July 2022


Additional Comments:

Additional author, Stella Bowen; additional editor, Karen Cochran.

   
   
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