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Record Number: 20161


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'It is very curious her [Ford's daughter's] coquettish mischievousness. If you shew her a letter she will always say it wrong: but when she is sitting on the bed in the morning with a newspaper & thinks no one is noticing her, she prattles on about B for Bodog's; P for Piggy & points to the right letters.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Until: 20 Mar 1923

Country:

France

Time

morning

Place:

city: Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat
location in dwelling: in bed

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 writer and artist

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:

[n/a]

Title:

[newspaper]

Genre:

Ephemera

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

read in situ
her father's


Source Information:

Record ID:

20161

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:

193

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Ford Madox Ford, Sondra J. Stang (ed.), Correspondence of Ford Madox Ford and Stella Bowen, The (Bloomington, 1993), p. 193, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=20161, accessed: 26 November 2022


Additional Comments:

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

   
   
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