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Record Number: 22623


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Copious MS notes, including a chronology explaining the ages of the characters: "Samuel born 1833, 29 in 1862/ Constance born 1846, 16 in 1862/ Sophia born 1847, 15 in 1862 [etc.]". Dates of reading: "Read aloud Wallington Oct 13 1915"; "Finished Dec. 13 1922".

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1915 and 1922

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Cambo
county: Northumberland
specific address: Wallington Hall

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:

George Otto Trevelyan

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

20 Jul 1939

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

Historian and statesman

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Arnold Bennett

Title:

The old wives' tale

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

London: Hodder and Stoughton, [1912?]

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

22623

Source - Manuscript:

Other

Author:

MS notes in book cited below.,

Citation:

MS notes in book cited below., http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=22623, accessed: 20 January 2022


Additional Comments:

I have not transcribed all the MS notes in this book.

   
   
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